# when testing for a fever, what is the true positive rate for a thermometer that always reads 105 F?

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1. ## Math

when testing for a fever, what is the true positive rate for a thermometer that always reads 105 F? What is the false positive rate? **Note: the definition of fever is that the patients temperature exceeds 100 F**
2. ## Computer Science

when testing for a fever, what is the true positive rate for a thermometer that always reads 105 F? What is the false positive rate? **Note: the definition of fever is that the patients temperature exceeds 100 F**
3. ## health

Which of the following is true about HIV testing? A. Testing isn't normally necessary as HIV symptoms manifest early and are distinctive. B. A positive HIV test result doesn't require follow-up tests, due to the high accuracy of the testing. C. Some HIV
4. ## allied health

Which of the following is true about HIV testing? a. testing isn't normally necessary as HIV symptoms manifest early and are distinctive. b. A positive HIV test result doesn't require follow-up tests, due to the high accuracy of the testing. c. Some HIV
5. ## life/health science

What bird is like a drink of water? Giardiasis is a type of diarrhea that's also called a) beagle fever b) beaver fever c) Bieber fever * I think the last ? is a??????
6. ## Algebra

A positive integer minus a positive integer is always positive. This statement is sometimes true. For example, 17 – 5 = 12, but 15 – 20 = –5. post five other statements about the addition and subtraction of positive and negative integers, and ask
7. ## statistics

Many companies today have a mandatory drug testing policy for their employees. To minimize the cost of testing, sample from 6 people are combined. If the mixture tests negative then all 6 individual employees are also negative. Find the probabilty of a
8. ## language Arts

Which of the following sentences uses perfect these? A. Storm Fever is playing at several different movie theaters? B Storm fever will have stopped playing by next month C Storm Fever has been playing locally for three months D Storm Fever is probably
9. ## Statistics

The rate of chlamydia infection was reported as 2.78% in a recent year. Under certain conditions, a preliminary screening test for the chlamydia bacterium is correct 96% of the time. One person is randomly selected from the population. find the true
10. ## chemistry 111

in calibrating your thermometer by setting only the freezing and boiling points, what assumptions are you making regarding the internal diameter of the thermometer and the expansion of the thermometer fluid?
11. ## Health

Rapid heartbeat is a physical response to stress true false Most people have some circumstances in their lives True False The fight or flight response is only experienced by humans true false ———- is hormone produced by the adrenal glad that
12. ## mathematics

A patient gets tested for a disease. The test is 90% reliable (that is P(testing positive│have disease)=.9 . 2% of the population has this disease. The test gives a false positive 5% of the time (that is P(testing positive│NOT diseased)=.05). What is
13. ## statistics

Assume that human body temperature are normally distributed with a mean 98.21 F and a standard deviation of 0.61F a)A hospital uses 100.6 as the lowest temperature considered to be a fever. What percentage of normal and healthy persons would be considered
14. ## engineering

A thermometer is used to measure the temperature of a gas flow through a pipe. The gas temperature is read at 500°C and the duct temperature is measured to be 350°C. The thermometer is cylindrical with a diameter of 1 mm and an intrusion length of 1 cm.
15. ## Health/ Basic Clinical Procedures

pelase check my answer thanks true or false Continuous is a type of fever which the temp fluctuates but always remains elevated I said True
16. ## PHYSICS

Ideally, when a thermometer is used to measure the temperature of an object, the temperature of the object itself should not change. However, if a significant amount of heat flows from the object to the thermometer, the temperature will change. A
17. ## physics

Ideally, when a thermometer is used to measure the temperature of an object, the temperature of the object itself should not change. However, if a significant amount of heat flows from the object to the thermometer, the temperature will change. A
18. ## Algebra II

In an induction proof of the statement 4+7+10+...+(3n-1)=n(3n+5)/2 the first step is to show that the statement is true for some integers n. Note:3(1)+1=1[3(1)+5]/2 is true. Select the steps required to complete the proof. A)Show that the statement is true
19. ## Science - heat

1-By opening the door of a refrigerator ehich is inside a room, the temperature of the room : A) decreases B) increases C) remains unchanged D) first decreases and then increases******(my ans) 2- The thermometer used to measure very low temperature is -
20. ## Math- probability

Suppose 80% of kids who visit a doctor have a fever, and 30% of kids with a fever have sore throats. What's the probability that a kid who goes to the doctor has a fever and a sore throat? Round to three decimal places.
21. ## Statistics

7. A random sample of n1 = 16 communities in western Kansas gave the following rates of hay fever per 1000 population for people under 25 years of age. 121 115 124 99 134 121 110 116 113 96 116 116 135 96 96 116 A random sample of n2 = 14 communities in
22. ## Chemistry

I would really like to understand how to do these problems, because my exam is coming up in a few weeks. I still cannot comprehend how you can tell if a system is is positive or negative according to reaction. For #1, I presume it is E if it is spontaneous
23. ## Chemistry

I would really like to understand how to do these problems, because my exam is coming up in a few weeks. I still cannot comprehend how you can tell if a system is is positive or negative according to reaction. For #1, I presume it is E if it is spontaneous
24. ## math/prob stat

Testing for Alzheimer's disease can be a long and expensive process. Recently, a group of researchers devised a 7min test to serve as a quick screen for the disease. A patient who tested positive would then go through the more expensive battery of tests
25. ## Science

A child has a fever. The temperature of his body is recorded as 103 degree farenheit by a thermometer . A doctor advised his mother to give medicine to lower the temperature. As we know evaporation causes cooling. The medicine given to child enhanced the
26. ## Language Arts

There is little, if any,m "storm" in the new movie Storm Fever. Aren't actors supposed to act, and aren't directors supposed to direct? Actor Robert Pierre seems to wander aimlessly around the set. And director Sue Smith can't seem to figure out to present
27. ## Language Arts

There is little, if any,m "storm" in the new movie Storm Fever. Aren't actors supposed to act, and aren't directors supposed to direct? Actor Robert Pierre seems to wander aimlessly around the set. And director Sue Smith can't seem to figure out to present
28. ## Physics

The ice point of a faulty mercury in glass thermometer isX degree celcius while its steam point is 85 degree celcius. If the thermometer reads 50 degree celcius when the true temperature is 40 degree celcius, calculate the value of X
29. ## Science "HELP"!

Passage:The particles of matter are in constant motion. The energy of motion is called kinetic energy, so the particles of matter have kinetic energy. As matter becomes warmer, its particles move faster. As a result, their kinetic energy increases.

A 34 g glass thermometer reads 21.6°C before it is placed in 135 mL of water. When the water and thermometer come to equilibrium, the thermometer reads 38.7°C. What was the original temperature of the water? -.135(4186)(Tf-38.7)=.034(840)(Tf-21.6)
31. ## thermodynamics

A thermometer of mass 0.0550 kg and of specific heat 0.837 kJ/kg•K reads 15.0°C. It is then completely immersed in 0.300 kg of water, and it comes to the same final temperature as the water. If the thermometer reads 44.0 °C, what was the temperature of
32. ## physics

A thermometer of mass 0.0550 kg and of specific heat 0.837 kJ/kg•K reads 15.0°C. It is then completely immersed in 0.300 kg of water, and it comes to the same final temperature as the water. If the thermometer reads 44.0 °C, what was the temperature of
33. ## science

If you had a real thermometer that was accurate, how could you modify your experimental thermometer to read actual temperatures?
34. ## Science

2.)you had a real thermometer that was accurate, how could you modify your experimental thermometer to read actual temperatures?
35. ## Science

if you had a real thermometer that was accurate how could you modify your experimental thermometer to read actual temperatures
36. ## statistics

If a teacher wants to test her belief that more than 5 students in college classes typically receive A as a grade, she'll perform? a. two tailed testing of a mean b. two tail testing of a proportion c. one tail testing of a proportion d. one tail testing
37. ## physics

When an immersion glass thermometer is used to measure the temperature of a liquid, the temperature reading will be affected by an error due to heat transfer between the liquid and the thermometer. Suppose you want to measure the temperature of 7 mL of
38. ## Math

Determine whether the statement is true, false, or sometimes true. Explain or show why. If x is positive and y = -x, then xy is negative. Is this always true or sometimes true?
39. ## Physics

Pick a type of thermometer. How does it work? Suppose you used water in a thermometer instead of mercury, why might this be a problem at 4 degrees Fahrenheit?
40. ## physics

Is it easier to exchange heat between a thermometer and air or between a thermometer and water.
41. ## math

1)Find the third iterate x3 of f(x)=x2-4 for an initial value of x0=2 A)-4 B)4 C)12 D)-12 I chose C 2)Use Pascal's triangle to expand:(w-x)5 This ones long so I chose w5-5w4x+10w3x3-10w2x4+5wx4-x5 3)Use the binomial Theorem to find the third term in the
42. ## Physics

A 34 g glass thermometer reads 21.6°C before it is placed in 135 mL of water. When the water and thermometer come to equilibrium, the thermometer reads 38.7°C. What was the original temperature of the water? I need help on this please could someone
43. ## Chemistry

In calibrating a thermometer by setting only the freezing and boiling points, what assumptions are you making regarding the internal diameter of the thermometer and the expansion of alcohol?
44. ## chemistry

In calibrating a thermometer by setting only the freezing and boiling points, what assumptions are you making regarding the internal diameter of the thermometer and the expansion of alcohol?
45. ## chemistry

In calibrating a thermometer by setting only the freezing and boiling points, what assumptions are you making regarding the internal diameter of the thermometer and the expansion of alcohol?
46. ## algebra

True or false if the statement is not true give a counterexample. 1.If a>b,and c is positive, then ac>bc? 2.if a^2=b^2,then a=b? 3. If a>b,and c is positive,then a/c>b/c?
47. ## language arts

Which verb mood is used in the following sentence from the selection? So if you have any sense at all, avoid Storm Fever. (storm fever is a movie) A. indicative B. subjunctive C. conditional D. imperative is it c?
48. ## Physics QUIZ

Rising air cools as a result of a decrease in barometric pressure with altitude. (Lapse Rate) True/False? When an inflatable life jacket is inflated with a compressed air cylinder the air inside the now inflated life jacket is much colder than it was prior
49. ## English

1. There is a thermometer in the instrument screen. 2. There is a thermometer in the instrument shelter. 3. There is a thermometer in the shelter. ------------------------- Which expression is gramamtical?
50. ## statistics

H0 is p = 0.45 and H1 is p ≠ 0.45. What type of test will be performed? A. Two-tail testing of a proportion B. One-tail testing of a proportion C. One-tail testing of a mean D. Two-tail testing of a mean ** I'm stuck between A & D. I chose those
51. ## Chem Help!!!!

What Celsius temperature will the Fahrenheit thermometer be 4-times more than on the Celsius thermometer? At what Celsius temperature will the numerical reading on the Fahrenheit thermometer be 1/9 that on the Celsius thermometer?
52. ## Chemistry

Why did we have to use the same thermometer for finding, the freezing point of both, solvent and solution? If your thermometer was not calibrated (reading 0.05 degrees Celsius below the correct temperature), how would this effect your measured value of
53. ## chemistry.

1.A student is asked to measure the time taken for 4.00g of magnesium carbonate to react completely with 25.0 cm3 of dilute hydrochloric acid. Which pieces of apparatus does the student need? A: Balance, clock, pipette B: Balance, clock, thermometer C:
54. ## statistics

Assume that thermometer readings are normally distributed with a mean of 0.0 and a standard deviation of 1,00. the thermometer is randomly selected and tested. For the case below, draw a sketch , and find the probability of the reading The given values in
55. ## English!!!

Identify the main idea of this paragraph: This ship is carrying kala fever serum to Group One on Woden. Their own supply was destroyed by a tornado. Group Two-the crew your brother is in-is eight thousand miles away across the Western Sea and their
56. ## Chemistry

Calcium chloride, CaCl2, is used in “hot packs”. When the solid is mixed with water, the products are favored. Based on this information, which of the following is true for the values of ΔH and ΔS for the dissolving process? CaCl2 (s) → Ca2+ (aq) +
57. ## Physics

A Ferris wheel with radius 9.5 m initially rotates at a constant rate by completing 0.75 rev in 25.00 s. It then begins to decelerate at a rate of 0.30 rad/s2 with its only passenger at the top of the wheel. Find the direction of the total acceleration
58. ## Physics

A Ferris wheel with radius 9.5 m initially rotates at a constant rate by completing 0.75 rev in 25.00 s. It then begins to decelerate at a rate of 0.30 rad/s2 with its only passenger at the top of the wheel. Find the direction of the total acceleration

True/False Indicate whether the statement is true or false. 11. A person with good self-esteem is willing to try new things. (1 point) True False 12. Stress can be positive or negative. (1 point) True False 13. Giving away prized possessions can be a sign
60. ## Economics

What is the primary difference between normative and positive economics? A. Positive economics makes value judgments inappropriate to scientific research. B. Normative economics is more firmly rooted in scientific tradition. C. Governments use normative
61. ## statistics

Use the following scenario to answer the next 5 questions. Millions of Americans are subjected to drug testing in the workplace. The tests are not always reliable. A false positive rate of 5% is considered to be a conservative estimate. Suppose that there
62. ## physics

It is possible to cut the top off a alcohol-in-glass thermometer without any of the alcohol spilling out. However, it will no longer function as a good thermometer. Why not. I am thinking it is a lost pressures issue.
63. ## PHYSICS

A certain resistance thermometer at triple point of water is 152.0 ohms. What is the temperature of the system in degrees celsius when the resistance of the thermometer is 230.51ohms.
64. ## HR

Employers should ensure that their drug-testing programs conform to three of the following guidelines. Which is not a guideline to which employers should ensure their drug-testing programs conform? A. The employer should use drug testing for jobs that
65. ## Physics

A Fahrenheit thermometer registers 107° while a faulty celsius thermometer registers 42°.find the error in the later
66. ## math

A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.8%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 3%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease. Show all work.
67. ## chemistry

At what Celsius temperature will the numerical reading on the Fahrenheit thermometer be 44 degress less than that on the Celsius thermometer?
68. ## earth science

Help please anyone? If the wet-bulb thermometer and the dry-bulb thermometer readthe same temperature, the air is said to be??? Anyone know?
69. ## Chemistry Plz Help

Calculate the correct boiling point for nitrobenzene. Assume that a total immersion thermometer was used. The obs. boiling point was 205 degree celsius. The reflux ring in the test tube just reached up to the 0 degree celsius mark on the thermometer. A
70. ## Macroeconomics

What is the primary difference between normative and positive economics? A. Positive economics makes value judgments inappropriate to scientific research. B. Normative economics is more firmly rooted in scientific tradition. C. Governments use normative
71. ## math

Please help me on this calculus question. I am getting the wrong diff. equation and so my answers to the remaining parts are wrong. ---------------------- A thermometer reading 85 degress outside is brought into a room with a constant temperature of 72
72. ## physics

A 34 g glass thermometer reads 21.6°C before it is placed in 135 mL of water. When the water and thermometer come to equilibrium, the thermometer reads 38.7°C. What was the original temperature of the water? I need help on this please could someone
73. ## physics

A 34 g glass thermometer reads 21.6°C before it is placed in 135 mL of water. When the water and thermometer come to equilibrium, the thermometer reads 38.7°C. What was the original temperature of the water? I need help on this please could someone
74. ## Math for Liberal Arts

Consider a test for illegal drugs that is 98% accurate. Lets test 3000 poeple, 2900 of whom do not use illegal drugs. What percent of the total positive tests were false? What is the chance of a person testing falsely positive twice in a row?
75. ## Health Help?

1. A percentile rank represents the percentage of people who scored at or below the test score. True False 2. People who have high resting heart rates usually have high levels of cardiovascular fitness. True False 3. Resting heart rate is usually measured

1. A percentile rank represents the percentage of people who scored at or below the test score. True False 2. People who have high resting heart rates usually have high levels of cardiovascular fitness. True False 3. Resting heart rate is usually measured
77. ## Heath help Plz--5 questions

1. A percentile rank represents the percentage of people who scored at or below the test score. True** False 2. People who have high resting heart rates usually have high levels of cardiovascular fitness. True ** False 3. Resting heart rate is usually
78. ## proof by mathematical induction

subject is PreCalulus. 2^(k+3) = and < (k+3)! i know how to do proving using mathematical induction when its just an equal sign, but I don't understand what to do when its an inequality. thank you!!! Here is what I would do Step 1: check if it is true for
79. ## stats

A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.7%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 1%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
80. ## compute the probability that a person who tests po

A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.3%. If the false negative rate is 6% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
81. ## STATISTICS

A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.6%. If the false negative rate is 4% and the false positive rate is 4%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease
82. ## Incidence Rate Math -

A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.6%. If the false negative rate is 5% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
83. ## Probability

A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.6%. If the false negative rate is 5% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
84. ## MATH

A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.5%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
85. ## Probability of having disease when test has false

A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.5%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
86. ## Math Antics

A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.5%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
87. ## math

How is testing a conjecture like finding a statement true or false? How is it different?
88. ## language arts

Which verb mood is used in the following sentence from the selection? So if you have any sense at all, avoid Storm Fever. (storm fever is a movie) Is it subjunctive or conditional? Mrs. sue said it's subjunctive and "writing teacher" said it's conditional.
89. ## statistics

Bellevue Hospital in New York City uses 100.6 °F as the lowest temperature considered to indicate a fever. What percentage of normal and healthy adults would be considered to have a fever? Does this percentage suggest that a cutoff of 100.6 °F is
90. ## Chemistry; Check

1. The amount of heat absorbed in a chemical reaction is measured with a thermometer. a. true b. false answer: False
91. ## Statistics

In a blood clinic, each donor is asked to write on a piece of paper if they are HIV positive or not. To maintain privacy, before the donor writes on the paper, he throws a six-sided dice. If the dice is 6, then he is supposed to write “HIV Positive”
92. ## Math

True or false: If a is any positive real number, the graph of y=a^x will go through the point (0,1). True or false: x^3+2x^2 is an exponential equation because it contains exponents. I got true for both of them is that right?
93. ## statistics probability

Assume that the thermometer readings are normally distributed with a mean of 0 degrees C and a standard deviation of 1.00 degrees C. A thermometer is randomly selected and tested. The probability of getting a reading between -1.39 degrees C and 1.69
94. ## Discipline Question- PLZ HELP

Which statement about positive and negative attention is true? A. Giving a child negative attention will create a well-rounded adult who is confident B. A child who seeks positive attention will never try to get negative attention. C. Positive and negative

Compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease. A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.3%. If the false negative rate is 4% and the false positive rate is 1%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive
96. ## chemistry

Suppose a thermometer has marks at every one degree increment and the mercury level on the thermometer is exactly between the 25 and 26 degree Celsius marks. How should we properly report the temperature?
97. ## Chemistry

For a reaction that has an equilibrium constant of 9 × 10–9, which of the following statements must be true? A) ∆G° is positive. B) ∆G° is negative. C) ∆H° is negative. D) ∆H° is positive. E) ∆S° is positive.
98. ## math

An advertisement states that 8 thermometers cost \$12.42 minus a 3% discount. Dr wants to order a dozen to take advantage of the savings, sales tax is 5% What would the cost be? I divided 8 into \$12.42 with \$1.55 per thermometer. \$1.55 x 12 thermometer =
99. ## Statistics

A research article included the following table: Mean Score on Four Questionnarie Scales Before and After the Experimental Manipulation. Questionnaire Before After Change Dominance 18.42 16.31 -2.11 Independence 17.25 21.38 4.13** Conformity 18.97 17.20
100. ## statistics

A research article included the following table: Mean Score on Four Questionnarie Scales Before and After the Experimental Manipulation. Questionnaire Before After Change Dominance 18.42 16.31 -2.11 Independence 17.25 21.38 4.13** Conformity 18.97 17.20