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September 22nd, 2009, 07:10 PM   #1
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independent or dependent events help

If P(A) = .5 and P(B) = .2 and P(B|A) = .8, then events A and B are dependent or independent.

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Re: independent or dependent events help

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If P(A) = .5 and P(B) = .2 and P(B|A) = .8, then events A and B are dependent or independent.

I am kind of lost. Please help
You'll have to look up what P(B|A) means.
You'll have to look up what dependent means.
Post the definitions and what you think and I'll answer back.
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