Definition of Contingent probability

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

Exact synonyms: Conditional Probability
Generic synonyms: Chance, Probability



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Literary usage of Contingent probability

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1. Higher Algebra: A Sequel to Elementary Algebra for Schools by Henry Sinclair Hall, Samuel Ratcliffe Knight (1894)
"... and p' the contingent probability that the second will follow, the probability of the concurrence of the two events is pp. Example 1. ..."

2. The Irish Quarterly Review (1858)
"If any plan can be devised to call their attention to the subject, with a contingent probability of success, 1 for one shall be glad ; my main object being ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"... to secure him advantages which ought not to exist, the contingent probability that evidence may fail in some technical point, that some technical flaw ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... even with the contingent probability of a Habsburg king, was infinitely preferable to the condition into which Hungary, under native- aristocratic ..."

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