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    What does this symbol mean?

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    what does the symbol \nmid mean?
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    It is the negation for 'given' in conditional probability.

    I.e P(A\nmid B)
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelMath View Post
    what does the symbol \nmid mean?
    Depends on context. n\nmid m could mean that n does no divide m.
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    I reckon that's correct since I got it from here (the first line about the subgroups of order 6).
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