X1A S07 - AMS 311 Examination 1 Spring 2007 Name ID Instructions You may use one 8 by 11 sheet of notes and an approved calculator in the

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AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AMS 311, Examination 1, Spring 2007 February 16, 2007 Name: ID: Instructions: You may use one 8½” by 11” sheet of notes and an approved calculator in the examination provided that you permit the proctor to inspect it during the examination. Any tables and graphs that are needed to solve problems will be provided. You may not use any other assistance during the examination. There are five problems worth a total of 100 points. 1. The probability that a randomly selected individual has a specified medical condition is 0.10. A screening test for this condition has sensitivity 0.99. That is, the probability that an affected individual tests positive is 0.99. The specificity of the procedure is 0.98. That is, the probability that an individual not affected tests negative is 0.98. What is the probability that the screening test will produce a true positive reading? That is, given that the results of the test are positive, what is the probability that the individual has the condition? (20 points)
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course AMS 311 taught by Professor Tucker,a during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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