MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE EVENTS

in the context of probability, mutually exclusive events are two separate events which cannot both occur, if EVENT 1 happens then EVENT 2 cannot occur. For example, if you flip a heads on a coin, it is impossible to flip a tails at the same time.

MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE EVENTS: "Mutually exclusive events are actions which simply cannot both occur, for example- if EVENT A happens, then EVENT B cannot happen and vice versa."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE EVENTS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mutually-exclusive-events/ (accessed February 25, 2020).
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