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# Mutually Exclusive Events

## Probability of two events that cannot occur at the same time P(A or B) = P(A) + P(B)

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## Mutually Exclusive Events

Find the probability of a series of events that can occur at the same time and of those that cannot.
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## Mutually Exclusive Events

Find out how to distinguish mutually exclusive, or disjoint, events and how to calculate the probability of a mutually exclusive event occurring.
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## Union of Compound Events

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## Lemon Roulette!

Mutually Exclusive Events Interactive
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## Mutually Exclusive Events: A Sample Application

This video demonstrates a sample use of mutually exclusive events.
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## Mutually Exclusive Events: An Explanation of the Concept

This video provides an explanation of the concept of mutually exclusive events.
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## Mutually Exclusive Events Quiz

10 questions about Dependent Events and Sample Spaces.
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## Mutually Exclusive Events Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Mutually Exclusive Events.
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## When to Take Cover

Learn how the Storm Prediction Center uses probability to assess the threat of severe weather.
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## Venn Diagrams

Students conduct a survey of ten friends about the types of social media that they use. Then students represent the results of the survey in a Venn Diagram and answer questions about their Venn Diagram.
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## A Bit of a Fixer Upper

Find out how likely you are to meet your spouse through friends or family.
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