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    Bayes Theorem: Speeding Problem

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    The probability that a teenage driver will speed is 0.8; for a twenty-something driver, the probability of speeding is 0.5; for a mature driver, 0.2. Suppose that 15% of drivers are teenagers, 20% are in their twenties, and the rest are mature. If a driver observed at random is found to be speeding, then what is the probability that this driver is a teenager?

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    Probability - speeding problem
    The probability that a teenage driver will speed is 0.8; for a twenty-something driver, the probability of speeding is 0.5; for a mature driver, 0.2. Suppose that ...

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    The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of probability using Bayes Theorem. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

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