Pronunciation: /ˈmju.tʃu.ə.li ɪkˈsklu.sɪv/ Explain
two or more events are mutually exclusive
if no more than one of them can occur at a time. For example, when flipping
a single coin, it can be heads or tails, but not both. In coin flips, heads
and tails are mutually exclusive.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, mutually exclusive. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 121. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- Goldberg, Samuel. Probability, An Introduction. pp 51-64. www.archive.org. Prentice Hall. 1960. Last Accessed 9/2/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/probailityanintr000991mbp#page/n62/modehttp://www.archive.org/stream/probailityanintr000991mbp#page/n68/mode/1up/1up. Buy the book
- McAdams, David E.. Probability. allmathwords.org. All Math Word Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 9/4/2018. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/probability.html.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Mutually Exclusive. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/m/mutuallyexclusive.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
9/4/2018: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)