Unformatted text preview: Determine if the following events are independent. Jeff checks out a book from the library. Kathy watches the evening news. Two events are independent if one event's occurrence does not affect the probability of the other event occurring. In this case, if Jeff checks out a book from the library, this event has no inﬂuence over whether or not Kathy watches the
evening news and vice versa. Thus, we conclude that these events are independent. ...
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