Unformatted text preview: Determine whether the following events are mutually exclusive. Choosing a red card or a spade out of a standard deck of cards. To determine if two events are mutually exclusive, we must decide if the events share any common outcomes. In this case, we want to see if it is possible to draw a card that is both a red card and a spade. In a standard deck of cards, we
see that this is not possible as a card is either a red card or a spade but cannot be both. Thus, these events are mutually exclusive. ...
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