Trevor tosses a coin 3 times. Consider the following events.
: The first toss is heads.
: The second toss is heads.
: There are exactly 2 consecutive heads.
For each of the following pairs of events, determine if the events are independent.

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List the sample space.

Use the sample space to determine the relevant probabilities.

Use the definition of independence to determine if the events are independent in each specified pair.

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