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    Conditional Probability: The Probability of Carrying a Disease

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    Question: A common test for AIDS is called to ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) test. Among 1 million people who are given the ELISA test, we can expect results similar to those given in the attached table.

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    (a) The question asks what is the probability that the selected person is suffering from B1.

    The probability of this is given by = total person suffering from B1/Total persons studied
    = (4885+115) / 1,000,000.

    (b) The question asks what is the probability that the ...

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    In a detailed solution, this response provides reasoning for how each of these probability-based calculations need to be done. All required calculations are included.

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