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Old 05-01-2005, 02:43 AM
jason1990 jason1990 is offline
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Default Re: Probability question...

Conditioned on A, those events are independent. In general, if

f(x) = P(A<B,A<C,A<D | A=x),


P(A<B,A<C,A<D) = E[f(A)].

In this case, since everything is independent, we have

f(x) = P(x<B,x<C,x<D) = P(x<B)P(x<C)P(x<D).
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