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Two Dice Are Thrown. the Events A, B and C Are as Follows: A and B Are Mutually Exclusive - Mathematics

Refer to question 6 above, state true or false: (give reason for your answer)
(i) A and B are mutually exclusive

Two Dice Are Thrown. the Events A, B and C Are as Follows: A and B Are Mutually Exclusive

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Solution

Two dice are thrown. The events A, B and C are as follows:

A: getting an even number on the first die.

B: getting an odd number on the first die.

C: getting the sum of the numbers on the dice ≤ 5

State true or false: (give reason for your answer)

A and B are mutually exclusive

 It is observed that A ∩ B = Φ

∴ A and B are mutually exclusive.

Thus, the given statement is true.

  Is there an error in this question or solution?
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NCERT Class 11 Mathematics Textbook
Chapter 16 Probability
Q 7.1 | Page 393
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