# statistical dependence

### noun

a condition in which two random variables are not independent. X and Y are positively dependent if the conditional probability, P (X | Y), of X given Y is greater than the probability, P (X), of X, or equivalently if P (X&Y) > P (X). P (Y). They are negatively dependent if the inequalities are reversed

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## Words nearby statistical dependence

stations of the cross, statism, statist, statistic, statistical, statistical dependence, statistical independence, statistical inference, statistical mechanics, statistical significance, statistical tables

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