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A diagnostic test for the presence of the AIDS virus has probability 0.005 of producing a false positive. If the 140 employees of a medical clinic are tested and all 140 are free of AIDS, what is the probability that at least one false positive will occur?
  • -.504
  • .25
  • 1.0
  • can't tell from the data given
  • .504
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    Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>
    This problem was contributed by a student in Elementary Statistics. It is offered as it is with no warranty of any kind
    Last modified: Wed May 13 12:29:11 EDT 1998