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*Will Medal and Fan* Q. A new medical screening test is used to detect a rare, non-life-threatening condition. If a person has this condition, the test always detects it. Approximately 0.9% of the population has the condition. Over many trials, the test returns a positive result 5% of the time. Julio takes the test and gets a positive result. To the nearest tenth of a percent, what is the probability that Julio actually has the condition? A. 18.0% B. 82.0% C. 0.9% D. 100%

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  1. kropot72
    • one year ago
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    The probability of a randomly selected person having the condition is 0.9%. The test always detects the condition, even though the test has a significant probability of giving a false positive. I hope this will help you to make the correct choice.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I did worked out some scenarios and came up with 0.9% as the answer.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Am i correct?

  4. kropot72
    • one year ago
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    Yes, you are correct.

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