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# Two percent of women age 45 who participate in routine

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Problem 10TE

Problem 10TE

Two percent of women age 45 who participate in routine screening have breast cancer. Ninety percent of those with breast cancer have positive mammographies. Eight percent of the women who do not have breast cancer will also have positive mammographies. Given that a woman has a positive mammography, what is the probability she has breast cancer?

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Two percentage of women who participate in routine screening have breast cancer.

Ninety percent of those with breast cancer have positive mammographies.

Eight percent of the women who do not have breast cancer will also have positive mammographies.

We have to find the conditional probability that she has breast cancer, given that a woman has a positive mammography.

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This full solution covers the following key subjects: breast, cancer, Positive, Women, mammographies. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 4 chapters, and 469 solutions. A First Course in Probability was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321794772. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 10TE from chapter: 3 was answered by , our top Statistics solution expert on 08/11/17, 08:57AM. The answer to “Two percent of women age 45 who participate in routine screening have breast cancer. Ninety percent of those with breast cancer have positive mammographies. Eight percent of the women who do not have breast cancer will also have positive mammographies. Given that a woman has a positive mammography, what is the probability she has breast cancer?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 56 words. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: A First Course in Probability , edition: 9. Since the solution to 10TE from 3 chapter was answered, more than 463 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer.

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