Q and R are independent events. If P(Q)=0.8 and P(R)=0.2, what is P(Q and R)?

Jul 28, 2016

$P \left(R \mathmr{and} Q\right) = 0.16$

Explanation:

$P \left(R\right) = 0.8$
$P \left(Q\right) = 0.2$

Then

$P \left(R \mathmr{and} Q\right) = P \left(R\right) \times P \left(Q\right) = 0.8 \times 0.2 = 0.16$