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I know $P(E|A)$ and $P(E|B)$, how do I know $P(E|A,B)$? Assuming $A,B$ independent.

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Consider this example:

  • $A$ = first coin lands Head,
  • $B$ = second coin lands Head,
  • $E_1$ = odd number of Heads,
  • $E_2$ = even number of Heads.

The first two conditional probabilities are both $1/2$. The third is $0$ for $E_1$ and $1$ for $E_2$.

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