# Conditional-probability meaning

The probability that an event will occur, given that one or more other events have occurred.

noun

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*.)noun

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