What is the quantitative method to check statistically independent events?

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- Aug 11th 2008, 04:40 PMsanatwhat is statistically independent?
What is the quantitative method to check statistically independent events?

- Aug 11th 2008, 04:41 PMsanatWhat is the quantitative method to check statistically independent events?
What is the quantitative method to check statistically independent events?

- Aug 11th 2008, 08:05 PMmr fantastic
A and B are independent events if one of the following three conditions are satisfied:

1. $\displaystyle \Pr(A \cap B) = \Pr(A) \cdot \Pr(B)$

2. $\displaystyle \Pr(A | B) = \Pr(A)$.

3. $\displaystyle \Pr(B | A) = \Pr(B)$.

So pick one of these conditions and check whether or not it holds.