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Which of the following events are independent? Refer to the Math Notes in this lesson.  

  1. Flipping a head, after flipping heads in a row.

    Does one flip affect the next one?

  2. Drawing an Ace from a deck of playing cards, after two Aces were just drawn (and not returned to the deck).

    Since the aces are not returned to the deck, the total number of cards is different for the next draw.

  3. Having blue eyes, if you have blonde hair.

  4. The probability of rain this weekend, if the debate team from North City High School wins the state championship.

  1. Randomly selecting a diet soda from a cooler filled with both diet and regular soda, after the person before you just selected a diet soda and drank it.

    Has the probability changed after the first selection?