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Mutual Independence for 3 events

  1. Feb 8, 2009 #1
    how do i prove that A and (B intersection C) are mutually independent?
    first of all how do i even read that question, is it read: A union (B intersection C) ??
     
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  3. Feb 9, 2009 #2

    mathman

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    To start with you need to know something about A, B, and C.

    describes two events.
    describes one event.

    The notion of independence is meaningful only when discussing two or more events. Therefore only the first statement is meaningful.
     
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