Mutually exclusive events: Definition and Probability
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Explain the concept of mutually exclusive events. How do you compute the probability P(A or B) when A and B are, and are not, mutually exclusive?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 7, 2023, 12:31 pm ad1c9bdddf
Explain the concept of mutually exclusive events:
Two events are mutually exclusive if they cannot occur at the same time. Simplest example would be that of tossing of a coin. The result can be either a head or a tails. Thus, an event of a head and tail cannot happen at the same time when tossing a coin. Another example can be that of a dummy ...
The solution explains the concept of mutually exclusive events and how to calculate the probability if the events are not mutually exclusive.