# AP Statistics Section 6.2C Independent Events & The Multiplication Rule - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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AP Statistics Section 6.2C Independent Events & The Multiplication Rule. Consider a standard deck of 52 playing cards. If one card is chosen at random, what is the probability the card is red ?.

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AP Statistics Section 6.2C Independent Events & The Multiplication Rule

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### Consider a standard deck of 52 playing cards. If one card is chosen at random, what is the probability the card is red?

If the first card is red and a second card is chosen at random from the same deck, the probability that this card is also red will depend upon what was done with the first card.

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### Example: Are an event A and Ac independent? Why are why not?Note:

Disjoint events are not independent.