Conditional Probability: Definition & Examples


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Which word indicates conditional probability?

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1. Which notation represents the probability that a student is over 21 given that they live on campus?

2. When a condition is placed on a probability ________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions on this quiz are designed to see how well you grasp conditional probability. You will also be assessed on your ability to find solutions to problems involving conditional probability.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics tested include:

  • The term to indicate conditional probability
  • Notations that represent probability
  • Effects of placing conditions on a probability

Skills Practiced

Improve your study skills in general by practicing:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on conditional probability
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve probability practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding conditional probability and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take the opportunity to learn even more about conditional probability with the lesson titled Conditional Probability: Definition & Examples. Read on to learn about:

  • Developing a formula for conditional probability
  • Differences between conditional and standard probability
  • Solving conditional probability problems when you are given different types of information