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2. Let a random experiment be the cast one “six-sided” die and one “four-sided” die.

(a) Give an example of two independent events and justify your answer.

(b) Give an example of two dependent events from this sample space and justify your answer.

2. Relevant equations

Independent event:

P(A ∩ B) = P(A) * P(B|A) = P(A) * P(B)

Dependent event:

Not Independent, i.e. P(A) * P(B) = P(A ∩ B)

3. The attempt at a solution

A = {(1,1), (1,2)}

B = {(1,1), (2,1)}

P(B) = P(B|A) = P(A ∩ B)/P(A) = (1/24)/(2/24) = 1/2

P(B) is not equal to 1/2

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# Homework Help: Probability: Independent vs. Dependent events

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