Two events and are called independent if their probabilities satisfy (Papoulis 1984, p. 40).

# Independent Events

## See also

Event, Independent Statistics, Markov Chain Explore this topic in the MathWorld classroom## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

## References

Papoulis, A.*Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes, 2nd ed.*New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984.

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