Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 11 - Counting Methods and Probability Theory - 11.6 Events Involving Not and Or; Odds - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 733: 2


Fill the blanks with ... mutually exclusive... ... $P(A)+P(B)$ .

Work Step by Step

If it is impossible for events $A$ and $B$ to occur simultaneously, the events are mutually exclusive. If $A$ and $B$ are mutually exclusive events, then: $P$ ( A or B ) $=P(A)+P(B)$. ----------- Fill the blanks with ... mutually exclusive... ... $P(A)+P(B)$ .
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