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JackieLe
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G and H are mutually exclusive events. P(A)= 0.5; P(B)=0.3
Explain why this statement must be false: P(B I A)=0.4
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JackieLe Group Title
G and H are mutually exclusive events. P(A)= 0.5; P(B)=0.3 Explain why this statement must be false: P(B I A)=0.4
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agent0smith Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If two events are mutually exclusive, then the probability of one event does NOT depend on the other occurring (or not occurring). ie P(B I A)=P(B) and P(A  B)=P(A)
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JackieLe Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why must the following statement be false then?
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agent0smith Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Have a look at the probability values they gave you. P(B I A)=0.4 and P(B)=0.3 Now compare them to this... P(B I A)=P(B) which is true for mutually exclusive events.
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JackieLe Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah, I see that now! Thank you.
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agent0smith Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You're welcome :)
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