Q. 18

If A and B are independent events such that P(A) = p, p(B) = 2p and P (Exactly one of A and B occurs) = 5/9, find the value of p.

Answer :

Given P(A)=p and P(B)=2p

P(exactly one of A and B occurs)= P(A)P(+P(P(B)

27p-36p2 -5=0

36p2 -27p+5=0

36p2 -12p-15p+5=0




also, 3p-1=0

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