Mutually Exclusive Events


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Mutually Exclusive Events


Students learn how to work out the probability of mutually exclusive events.

As learning progresses probabilities are given in the form of fractions, decimals and percentages in probability tables.

Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to understand that mutually exclusive events have a sum of one.
  • Most students should be able to calculate the probability of one event when the other is known if both are mutually exclusive.
  • Some students should be able to calculate probabilities of mutually exclusive events using tables.
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