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Homework Help: probability

Posted by jj reddick on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 11:05pm.

A new test for detecting a disease has been developed. Medical trials show that 92% o patients with the disease show a positive test result. If 4% of the population have the disease, determine the probability (to 3 decimal places) that:

a.) a radnomly selected person shows a positive result to the test.

b.) A person showing a positive result suffers from the disease.

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