Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 12 - Data Analysis and Probability - 12-8 Probability of Compound Events - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 781: 38



Work Step by Step

If two events are independent, then the occurrence of one of the events does not affect the probability that the other will occur. Contrarily, if two events are dependent, then the occurrence of one will affect the probability that the other event will occur. Since the ball is replaced after it is picked, picking a given color does not affect the odds.
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