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  • one year ago

The Breaker's Manufacturing Company makes 80% of a particular sensor, the Cartin Company makes 15% of them, and the Flutes Company makes the other 5%. The sensors made by Breaker's have a 4% defect rate, the Cartin sensors have a 6% defect rate, and the Flutes sensors have a 9% defect rate. If a sensor is randomly selected from the general population of all sensors, what is the probability that it is defective, given that it was made by Breaker’s? 0.04 0.05 0.15 0.80

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  1. kropot72
    • one year ago
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    The question states: "The sensors made by Breaker's have a 4% defect rate......" Can you convert the 4% defect rate into the probability of a randomly selected Breaker's sensor being defective?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    how do i convert it?

  3. kropot72
    • one year ago
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    Convert the percentage value of 4% into a decimal fraction.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so 0.04

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh its A?

  6. kropot72
    • one year ago
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    Correct. It is given that the sensor is made by Breaker's and that it was randomly selected, therefore you have the answer.

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    THANKS SO MUCH <3

  8. kropot72
    • one year ago
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    You're welcome :)

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