Previous probabilities in Bayes Theorem that are changed with the new available information are called __________

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Previous probabilities in Bayes Theorem that are changed with the new available information are called __________
 
(a) independent probabilities
 
(b) dependent probabilities
 
(c) interior probabilities
 
(d) posterior probabilities
 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

Right option is (d) posterior probabilities
 
For explanation I would say: In Bayesian statistics, we calculate new probability after information becomes available due to new events and this is known as Posterior Probability. There is no term like Independent probabilities and Dependent probabilities, there are only independent events and dependent events. Interior probabilities represent probabilities of the intersection between two events.