# conditional distribution

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## conditional distribution

[kən′dish·ən·əl dis·trə′byü·shən] (statistics)

If

*W*and*Z*are random variables with discrete values*w*_{1},*w*_{2},…, and*z*_{1},*z*_{2},…, the conditional distribution of*W*given*Z*=*z*is the distribution which assigns to*w*= 1,2,…, the conditional probability of_{i}, i*W*=*w*given_{i}*Z*=*z*.Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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