# SOLUTION: Suppose that S and T are mutually exclusive events. Which of the following statements is true? A) S and T cannot possibly be independent. B) S and T may or may not be independent

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 Question 163129: Suppose that S and T are mutually exclusive events. Which of the following statements is true? A) S and T cannot possibly be independent. B) S and T may or may not be independent. C) S and T must also be independent.Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!c) S and T must be independent, that's the defintion of mutually exclusive. As an example, when I roll a die, I can't roll a 1 and a 6, just like I can't roll an even and an odd number. However, when I draw a card from a standard deck, I can draw a red card and a Queen (queen of diamonds, queen of hearts).