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    Independent and mutually exclusive events

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    Select the correct answer and explain briefly why

    1. Two mutually exclusive events having positive probabilities are ______________ dependent.
    A. Always
    B. Sometimes
    C. Never
    They are necessarily dependent because the occurrence of one (seriously) affects the probability of the other (makes it zero).

    2. If P(A)>0 and P(B)>0 and events A and B are independent, then:
    A. P(A)=P(B)
    B. P((A|B))=P(A)
    C. P(A B)=0
    D. P(A B)=P(A)/ P(B/A)
    E. Both A and C are correct

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    1. Two mutually exclusive events having positive probabilities are ______________ dependent.
    A. Always
    B. Sometimes
    C. ...

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    Independent and mutually exclusive events are examined.

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