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- Homework Statement
- What does [itex] p(a|b, c) [\itex] mean?

- Relevant Equations
- Joint probability

Conditional probability

Hi,

Just a quick question about conditional and marginal probabilities notation.

Does it mean:

1) The probability of A, given (B and C) - i.e. ## p[A | (B \cap C)] ## OR

2) The probability of (A given B) and C - i.e. ## p[(A | B) \cap C] ##

I was also wondering if there was an intuitive way to understand how to break it down, but I should probably try to understand this first.

Thanks

Just a quick question about conditional and marginal probabilities notation.

**Question: What does ## p(a|b, c) ## mean?**Does it mean:

1) The probability of A, given (B and C) - i.e. ## p[A | (B \cap C)] ## OR

2) The probability of (A given B) and C - i.e. ## p[(A | B) \cap C] ##

I was also wondering if there was an intuitive way to understand how to break it down, but I should probably try to understand this first.

Thanks