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Unformatted text preview: minute. For rare events, i.e. events with small probabilities of occurrence, the engineer frequently assumes: P(A U B) ~ P(A) + P(B) Is this reasonable? (c) If the events in consecutive minutes are mutually independent, what is the probability that there will be no moderate earthquake in a year at this location? In 10 years? Problem 2 Read Application Example 1 and do Problems 1.1 and 1.5 Problem 3 Read Application Examples 2 and do Problem 2.2...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ESD 1.151 taught by Professor Danieleveneziano during the Spring '05 term at MIT.
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