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Unformatted text preview: that is not in stock during a 75minute period. 2. A doctor can diagnose H1N1 flu in 70% of patients who have the virus simply from a description of the symptoms. The doctor also diagnoses H1N1 in 10% of people with nonH1N1 flu, based on symptoms. The doctor charges $100 for a diagnosis. Each flu patient diagnosed by the doctor as having the H1N1 virus is given a followup blood test at a cost of $300. The blood test always gives correct conclusions. Suppose 1000 people with flu go to their doctors for an H1N1 diagnosis and each has a 40% chance their flu is H1N1. Find the expectation of (a) the number of H1N1 flu cases detected by the above process. (b) the total cost of all diagnoses....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2010 for the course STAT 230 taught by Professor Various during the Spring '06 term at Waterloo.
 Spring '06
 various
 Statistics, Probability

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