Example 2

Trevor tosses a coin 3 times. Consider the following events. [math]A[/math]: The first toss is heads. [math]B[/math]: The second toss is heads. [math]C[/math]: There are exactly 2 consecutive heads. For each of the following pairs of events, determine if the events are independent. [list] [*][math]A[/math] and [math]B[/math] (This is [math]A∩B[/math] in set notation.) [*][math]A[/math] and [math]C[/math] (This is [math]A∩C[/math] in set notation.) [*][math]B[/math] and [math]C[/math] (This is [math]B∩C[/math] in set notation.) [/list]

 

Walch Education

 
Material Type
Activity
Tags
probability  sample  space  events  outcome  independent  dependent 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
Language
English (United States)
 
 
 
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