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# a. The following events are mutually exclusive: Living in California and watching American Idol. True or...

a. The following events are mutually exclusive: Living in California and watching American Idol. True or False

b. The number of patients seen by an outpatient practice is an example of a discrete random variable. True or False

c.The law of large numbers states that as the number of times an event experiment is conducted increases, the likelihood of the actual probability of an event approaching the theoretical probability decreases. True or False

d. Measuring the time it takes for patients to enter the operating room is an example of a continuous random variable. True or False

1. True. Living in California and watching American Idol are mutually exclusive
2. True. The number of patients seen by an outpatient practice is an example of a discrete random variable since the number of patients can attain only discrete positive integer values.
3. False. The law of large number states that as the sample size increases, its mean gets closer to the average of the whole population.
4. True. Measuring the time it takes for patients to enter the operating room is an example of a continuous random variable.

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