# Ex 16.2, 5

Last updated at Dec. 8, 2016 by Teachoo

Last updated at Dec. 8, 2016 by Teachoo

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Ex16.2, 5 Three coins are tossed. Describe โข Two events which are mutually exclusive. Since 3 coins are tossed , possible outcomes are S = {HHH, HHT, HTH, THH, HTT, THT, TTH, TTT} Two events which are mutually exclusive Let A be the event getting only head A = {HHH} Let B be the event getting only tail B = {TTT} So, A โฉ B = ๐ Since no element is common in A & B Hence A & B are mutually exclusive Ex16.2, 5 Three coins are tossed. Describe (ii) Three events which are mutually exclusive and exhaustive. S = {HHH, HHT, HTH, THH, HTT, THT, TTH, TTT} Let A be the event getting exactly two tail comes A = {HTT, THT, TTH} Let B be the event getting at least two head B = {HHT, HTH, THH, HHH} Let C be the event getting only tail C = {TTT} A โฉ B = {HTT, THT, TTH} โฉ {HHT, HTH, THH, HHH} = ๐ Since no element is common in A & B Hence A & B are mutually exclusive B โฉ C = {HHT, HTH, THH, HHH} โฉ {TTT} = ๐ Since no element is common in B & C Hence B & C are mutually exclusive A โฉ C = {HHT, THT, TTH} โฉ {TTT} = ๐ Since no element is common in A & C Hence A & C are mutually exclusive Since A & B, A & C, B & C are mutually exclusive Hence A, B and C are mutually exclusive Also, A โช B โช C = {HTT, THT, TTH, HHT, HTH, THH, HHH} = S Hence A, B & C are exhaustive events Ex16.2, 5 Three coins are tossed. Describe (iii) Two events, which are not mutually exclusive. S = {HHH, HHT, HTH, THH, HTT, THT, TTH, TTT} Let A be the event getting at least two head A = {HHH, HHT, HTH, THH} Let B be the event getting only head B = {HHH} A โฉ B = {HHH} โ ๐ Since there is a common element in A & B Hence A & B are not mutually exclusive Ex16.2, 5 Three coins are tossed. Describe (iv) Two events which are mutually exclusive but not exhaustive. Two events which are mutually exclusive but not exhaustive Let A be the event getting only Head A = {HHH} Let B be the event getting only tail B = {TTT} A โฉ B = {HHH} โฉ {TTT} = ๐ Since no element is common in A & B Hence A & B are mutually exclusive But A โช B = {HHH} โช {TTT} = {(HHH), (TTT)} โ S Since A โช B โ S They are not exhaustive events Ex16.2, 5 Three coins are tossed. Describe (v) Three events which are mutually exclusive but not exhaustive. Three event which are mutually exclusive but not exhaustive Let A be the event getting only head A = {HHH} Let B be the event getting only tail B = {TTT} Let C be the event getting exactly two tails C = {HHT, HTH, THH} A โฉ B = {HHH} โฉ {TTT} = ๐ B โฉ C = {TTT} โฉ {HTT, TH, THT} = ๐ & A โฉ C = {HHH} โฉ {HTT, TTH ,THT} = ๐ A โฉ B = ๐ , A โฉ C = ๐ & B โฉ C = ๐ Therefore the event are pair wise disjoint i.e. they are mutually exclusive But, A โช B โช C = {HHH, TTT, HTT, THT, TTH} โ S Since A โช B โช C โ S Hence A, B & C are not exhaustive Hence A, B & C are mutually exclusive but not exhaustive

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