×
Log in to StudySoup
Get Full Access to Statistics - Textbook Survival Guide
Join StudySoup for FREE
Get Full Access to Statistics - Textbook Survival Guide

Composite Sampling. Exercises involve the method of

Elementary Statistics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321836960 | Authors: Mario F. Triola ISBN: 9780321836960 18

Solution for problem 40BSC Chapter 5.3

Elementary Statistics | 12th Edition

  • Textbook Solutions
  • 2901 Step-by-step solutions solved by professors and subject experts
  • Get 24/7 help from StudySoup virtual teaching assistants
Elementary Statistics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321836960 | Authors: Mario F. Triola

Elementary Statistics | 12th Edition

4 5 0 418 Reviews
26
2
Problem 40BSC

Problem  41BSC

Composite Sampling. Exercises involve the method of composite sampling, whereby a medical testing laboratory saves time and money by combining blood samples for tests so that only one test is conducted for several people. A combined sample tests positive if at least one person has the disease. If a combined sample tests positive, then individual blood tests are used to identify the individual with the disease.

HIV The probability of a randomly selected adult in the United States being infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is 0.006 (based on data from the Kaiser Family Foundation). In tests for HIV, blood samples from 24 people are combined. What is the probability that the combined sample tests positive for HIV? Is it unlikely for such a combined sample to test positive?

Step-by-Step Solution:
Step 1 of 3

Solution  41BSC

=...

Step 2 of 3

Chapter 5.3, Problem 40BSC is Solved
Step 3 of 3

Textbook: Elementary Statistics
Edition: 12
Author: Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780321836960

Unlock Textbook Solution

Enter your email below to unlock your verified solution to:

Composite Sampling. Exercises involve the method of

×
Log in to StudySoup
Get Full Access to Statistics - Textbook Survival Guide
Join StudySoup for FREE
Get Full Access to Statistics - Textbook Survival Guide
×
Reset your password