conditional probability definition

  • noun:
    • The probability that an event will happen, because several other activities have actually occurred.
    • The likelihood that a conference will need place because of the restrictive assumption that another event has brought spot, or that a mixture of other activities has taken spot. (Mathematically, this is could be that conditional probability of B provided A is add up to the joint probability of A and B split because of the likelihood of A.)
    • the probability that a meeting will happen because several other events have taken place

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