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In Exercise, refer to the sample data in which is included

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Problem 21BSC

In Exercises 21–24, refer to the sample data in Table 41, which is included with the Chapter Problem. Assume that one of the subjects included in Table 41 is randomly selected.

Pre-Employment Drug Screening Find the probability of selecting someone who got a result that is a false negative. Who would suffer from a false negative result? Why?

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The probability of selecting someone who got a result that is a false negative

Probability =

             

                   =  

                 

                   =

                   =  0.006.

The employer would suffer because it would be at a risk by hiring someone who uses drugs.

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Chapter 4.2, Problem 21BSC is Solved
Textbook: Elementary Statistics
Edition: 12
Author: Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780321836960

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In Exercise, refer to the sample data in which is included