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rocal2
 2 years ago
Decide whether the following two events are disjoint.
1. Randomly selecting someone who is married.
2. Randomly selecting someone who owns a car.
a)Yes, because the event cannot occur at the same time.
b) Yes, because can occur at the same time.
c) No, cannot occur at the same time.
d) No, can occur at the same time.
Please help to understand this!!
Thanks!! :)
rocal2
 2 years ago
Decide whether the following two events are disjoint. 1. Randomly selecting someone who is married. 2. Randomly selecting someone who owns a car. a)Yes, because the event cannot occur at the same time. b) Yes, because can occur at the same time. c) No, cannot occur at the same time. d) No, can occur at the same time. Please help to understand this!! Thanks!! :)

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rocal2
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please, just explain me why the answer is. No, cannot occur at the same time.

rocal2
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hi, Lisa. Can you explain me why?

liza2
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Disjoint, in this context, means two events CAN'T occur at the same time. You can randomly pick someone who is both married and owns a car. Therefore, these two events AREN'T disjoint because they CAN both occur at the same time

rocal2
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I understand. For me is kind of confusing.. Thanks!!

rocal2
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am going to write this down..
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