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Probability I
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What is Probability?
Statements that involve probability are:
There
is 90% probability that it will rain
tomorrow.
The probability that a cer

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Rule 1: The probability of any event E is a
number between and including 0 and 1, i.e
0 P E 1.
Rule 2: If an event E cannot occur, its probability is 0.
Rule 3: If an event E is

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Two events are mutually exclusive if they cannot
occur at the same time (i.e., have no outcomes in
common).
Example
Determine which events are mutually exclusive and
which are no