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Unformatted text preview: the probability that any one of many mutually exclusive events will occur is the sum of their separate probabilities Mutually exclusive events: when events cannot occur together Multiplication rule: the probability that a combination of independent events will occur is the product of their separate probabilities Independent events: when the occurrence of one event has no effect on the probability of occurrence of other events...
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- Spring '08
- Probability, Probability theory, mutually exclusive events, B. Multiplication rule, A. Addition rule