Determine whether the two events are disjoint: Read a book by Mark Twain. Read about Tom Sawyer....

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Determine whether the two events are disjoint:

Read a book by Mark Twain.

Read about Tom Sawyer.

A. Yes.

B. No.

Disjoint events:

Two events, say A and B are said to be disjoint events if they cannot happen at the same time, i.e they are mutually exclusive events , that is A and B are disjoint if {eq}A\cap B = 0 {/eq}

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