## Are Mutually Exclusive Events Independent?

In probability theory, two events are said to be mutually exclusive or disjoint events if and only if they can not occur at the same time. For example, while tossing a coin head and tail can not occur at the same time. To understand the independence of events you can check my previous article. In short, Event A and B are independent if and only if P(A ∩ B) = P(A) x P(B). To be independent…