Addition Rule Statistics Probability Addition Rule Questions What is the addition rule for mutually exclusive events? What is another name for mutually exclusive events? Use the special addition rule to determine the probability of drawing either a spade OR a heart from a standard deck of cards, on one draw from the deck. Could we use the special addition rule for determining the probability that for one draw from a deck of cards, that the card is either a Queen or a Heart? Why or why not? The probability that John falls off a ladder and breaks his arm is 0.2, and the probability that John falls off a ladder and breaks his leg is .08. Are these events mutually exclusive (disjoint)? Why or why not? In a jar are 10 marbles: 4 red, 5 blue, and 1 yellow. Why can we use the special addition rule to calculate the probability that a single marble drawn from the jar will be either red or yellow? What is the probability? What is the probability that, in a single draw from a standard deck of cards, we will get either a Jack or a Diamond? You roll two balanced dice one time. What is the probability that you obtain either a sum of 8 or the same number on each of the two dice? What is the key word that indictes that the Addition Rule for Probabilities will be used? What is the difference between events that are mutually exclusive and those that are not mutually exclusive? Question #9f4fd Could someone explain to me the Rule of Compound Probability involving "and"? When do you add probabilities? There is 16 white, 9 red and 7 yellow tulips. What's the probability of randomly picking 9 flowers where 2 are white, 3 are red, and 4 are yellow? How do you add probabilities? Probability View all chapters Basic Probability Concepts Combinations and Permutations Addition Rule Multiplication Rule Conditional Probability Venn Diagrams and Tree Diagrams Two-Way Tables Prev Next