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# of three possible events, event a is independent of each of the two an

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of three possible events, event a is independent of each of the two and event b and c are mutually exclusive. the probability of a,b,c is 0.5,0.3,0.2. what is the probability that both event a and event c will occur?

a. 2/10
b. 1/10
c. 3/10
d. 5/10
e. 6/10

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07 May 2017, 19:17
P(A)=0.5
P(B)=0.3
P(C)=0.2

A and C are independent events
Hence the Probability of both events occurring= P(A)*P(C)=0.5*0.2=0.10

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