A Priori Probability


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A Priori Probability

In statistics, the use of logic to estimate the probability of an event. For example, when considering a company's earnings, the company can make a profit, suffer a loss, or break even in a given year. All other things being equal, there is a 1/3 a priori probability of each scenario occurring.
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i] that has both a high a priori probability and a high conditional probability.
Note that the presence of this redundancy does not change the a priori probability of a successful outcome.
As with redundancy, the a priori probability of a hit is the same for the different conditions or tasks.