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Unformatted text preview: who do know this probability have a much higher chance – one in six – of being killed by lightning. (a) Assume that one in ten people overall knows of this “1 in 7,000,000” statistic. Using Bayes’ rule, calculate the probability that any given person who has been killed by lightning knew this “1 in 7,000,000” statistic (i.e., what is P(S|D)?). Be sure to interpret your answer in a sentence. P(D) is the probability of being killed by lightning P(S) is the probability of knowing the 1:700000...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2013 for the course PSYCH 3500 taught by Professor Sspecht,s during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
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