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multiple events

• in probability, when two or more experiments are conducted together.
• also called combined or compound events.
• multiple events may be independent as 'and' or 'or' events, or
dependent events where the outcome of a specified event is affected
by a previous event (conditional probability).

multiple events ~ types and the 'and' rule

multiple events ~ the 'or' rule, mutually exclusive events

multiple events ~ dependent events

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