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Unformatted text preview: 3.5 Venn Diagram Illustration of Conditional Probability Conditional Probability Notes Conditional Probability General Multiplication Rule 3.6 General Multiplication Rule Conditional Probability Notes Suppose we know the conditional probability P(A|B ) and the marginal probability i.e. the probability of the given event P(B ). Then the formula of conditional probability provides a way to compute the joint probability P(A ∩ B ) Conditional Probability 2 events: P(A ∩ B ) = P(B ) × P(A|B ) General Multiplication Rule More than 2 events: P(∩n=1 Ai ) = P(A1 ) × P(A2 |A1 ) × P(A3 |A1 ∩ A2 ) i × · · · × P(An |An−1 ∩ · · · ∩ A...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2014 for the course STAT 225 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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