# What does it mean to say mutually exclusive?

### What does it mean to say mutually exclusive?

Mutually exclusive is a statistical term describing two or more events that cannot happen simultaneously. It is commonly used to describe a situation where the occurrence of one outcome supersedes the other.

### What is an example of mutually exclusive?

Mutually exclusive events are events that can not happen at the same time. Examples include: right and left hand turns, even and odd numbers on a die, winning and losing a game, or running and walking. Non-mutually exclusive events are events that can happen at the same time.

### How do you use not mutually exclusive in a sentence?

If you want an example sentence: "Mr. President, will you now watch television, call the secretary of defense, or cut your toenails?" asked Joe Biden. "I might do two of those things at once: those choices are not mutually exclusive!" said the president.

### How do you use mutually in a sentence?

Mutually sentence example

• The two ideals are counter posed and mutually excltisive. ...
• Merimee was tried for a week, but the cool cynic and the perfervid apostle of women's rights proved mutually repulsive.

### How do you use mutually exclusive?

The expression “mutually exclusive” is used in statistics to refer to events that cannot occur at the same time. For example, with \$10 in my pocket, I go into a store intending to buy a battery and a jump drive, but each item costs \$10. I can buy the battery or I can buy the jump drive, but not both.

### Is rolling a dice mutually exclusive?

A pair of dice is rolled. The events of rolling a 5 and rolling a double have NO outcomes in common so the two events are mutually exclusive.

### Can 3 events be mutually exclusive?

Three events are mutually exclusive if at least two events are equal, with all outcomes in common.

### Is a coin toss mutually exclusive?

In statistics and probability theory, two events are mutually exclusive if they cannot occur at the same time. The simplest example of mutually exclusive events is a coin toss. A tossed coin outcome can be either head or tails, but both outcomes cannot occur simultaneously.

### What is another word for mutually?

In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for mutually, like: to one another, by contract, by common consent, by agreement, in conjunction with, jointly, commonly, co-operatively, respectively, in cooperation and in collaboration.

### How do you use Butte in a sentence?

Examples of butte

1. Although there is no water source on the butte, there are ruins of small cliff dwellings in the higher regions of the butte.
2. Two particularly significant sites, one located atop a butte and one located near its base, have yielded artifacts such as tools and bison bones.

### Which is an example of a mutually exclusive behavior?

• Here are some examples. Some human activities and the activities and behavioral patterns of humpback whales may be mutually exclusive. These two trends are not mutually exclusive as is widely and erroneously believed. The two were mutually exclusive so far as the gamete was concerned.

### Are there two trends that are not mutually exclusive?

• These two trends are not mutually exclusive as is widely and erroneously believed. The two were mutually exclusive so far as the gamete was concerned. The two classes must be mutually exclusive and together exhaustive. The list is incomplete, and the classes are not mutually exclusive.

### Is the behavior of a humpback whale mutually exclusive?

• Some human activities and the activities and behavioral patterns of humpback whales may be mutually exclusive. These two trends are not mutually exclusive as is widely and erroneously believed. The two were mutually exclusive so far as the gamete was concerned.