Mutually Exclusive in Statistics: Definition, Formula & Examples


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Which event is mutually exclusive to the following event: it is snowing outside.

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1. Identify the pair of mutually exclusive events:

2. All of the following are properties of mutually exclusive events except for which?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions asked on this quiz/worksheet will require you to demonstrate your knowledge of things like the identification and properties of mutually exclusive events.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You're going to get asked about:

  • Examples of mutual exclusivity
  • Pairs of mutually exclusive events
  • Qualities of mutually exclusive events
  • The name of events that don't impact one another

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mutual exclusivity lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding mutually exclusive events and interpret it properly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems on the identification of pairs of mutually exclusive events

Additional Learning

Our corresponding lesson, Mutually Exclusive in Statistics: Definition, Formula & Examples, will take your further along with this material. The lesson covers:

  • What a mutually exclusive event is
  • The formula for a mutually exclusive event
  • Independent events
  • Examples of mutually exclusive and non-mutually exclusive events