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Dependent Events – two events whose probabilities are affected by the other event
Independent Events – two events whose probabilities are not affected by the other event
rolling a 3 on the second toss of tossing two heads on two
drawing a diamond from a deck
a single die after first rolling a 3 coins after tossing two
after drawing, then replacing
tails on two coins
a diamond
Multiplication Rule – P(E and F) = P(E) × P(F) if E and F are independent events
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Probability of drawing an ace from a deck of cards and then drawing another ace without replacing the
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52 51 2652 221 Probability of throwing a 5 on a die and tossing ahead on a coin is Conditional Probability – the probability of an event given another event has occurred ( P(F  E) ).
probability of throwing a sum
probability of throwing at probability of a 5 card hand with all
of 9 after the first die is a 2
least one tail after the first diamonds after the first four cards
flip is a tail
are diamonds … P(...
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