# conditional probability

conditional probabilitynoun

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## conditional-probability

(*plural* conditional probabilities)

- The probability that an event will take place given the restrictive assumption that another event has taken place, or that a combination of other events has taken place. (Mathematically, the definition would be that the conditional probability of
*B*given*A*is equal to the joint probability of*A*and*B*divided by the probability of*A*.)

- The "probability of event
*B*given event*A*" can be represented symbolically as . - The "probability of event
*B*given events*A*and*C*" can be represented symbolically as .

**MLA Style**

"conditional probability." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 19 May 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/conditional-probability>.

**APA Style**

conditional probability. (n.d.). Retrieved May 19th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/conditional-probability