What is the formula for independent events?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 11 months ago

What is the formula for independent events?
 
(a) P(AB) = P(A) P(B)
 
(b) P(A∩B) = P(A) P(B)
 
(c) P(A+B) = P(A) P(B)
 
(d) P(A-B) = P(A) P(B)
 
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My question is from Probability topic in section Probability of Mathematics – Class 12
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

The correct option is (b) P(A∩B) = P(A) P(B)
 
The explanation: Independent events refer to the outcome of one event does not affect the outcome of another. The formula for independent events are P(A∩B) = P(A) P(B).