Can someone please explain to me what the difference is between these two terms (in words, not maths)?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If A and B are mutually exclusive events, then A and B can't both happen at the same time. Is that right? What's the difference between that and if A and B were independent?

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Mutually exclusive/independent events

Loading...

Similar Threads for Mutually exclusive independent |
---|

A Sum of independent random variables and Normalization |

A Linear regression with discrete independent variable |

B Conditional Probability, Independence, and Dependence |

I Independent versus dependent pdf |

A Nonlinear regression in two or more independent variables |

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**