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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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  1. rocal2
    • 3 years ago
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    Please, just explain me why the answer is. No, cannot occur at the same time.

  2. liza2
    • 3 years ago
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    D

  3. rocal2
    • 3 years ago
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    Hi, Lisa. Can you explain me why?

  4. liza2
    • 3 years ago
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    Disjoint, 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

  5. rocal2
    • 3 years ago
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    I understand. For me is kind of confusing.. Thanks!!

  6. rocal2
    • 3 years ago
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    I am going to write this down..

  7. rocal2
    • 3 years ago
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    Do you know Calculus?

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