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I'm trying to set up an excel spreadsheet to solve a statistical probability.

Patients
23% (smokers) -18% have a chance of contracting a serious illness
77% (non smoker) - 6% have a chance of contracting a serious illness

I'm trying to figure out the probability that a given patient is a smoker if the patient has a serious illness.

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Patients
23% (smokers) -18% have a chance of contracting a serious illness
77% (non smoker) - 6% have a chance of contracting a serious illness

I'm trying to figure out the probability that a given patient is a smoker if the patient has a serious ...

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The expert examines conditional probability examples.

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