# Probability - Bayes' Theorem

Not what you're looking for?

The Question is:

An estimated 8% of men and O.5% of women are colorblind. If a colorblind person is selected at random, what is the probability that the person is a man? (Assume that men and women occur in equal numbers)

Now if we have to solve using Bayes' Theorem, how are we supposed to set the problem up and represent them as variables?

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Solution Summary

This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to answer what is the probability that the person is a man.

##### Solution Preview

Please see the attached file.

Probability- Bayes' Theorum

________________________________________

The Question is:

An estimated 8% of men and O.5% of women are colorblind. If a colorblind person is selected at random, what ...

###### Education

- BSc , Wuhan Univ. China
- MA, Shandong Univ.

###### Recent Feedback

- "Your solution, looks excellent. I recognize things from previous chapters. I have seen the standard deviation formula you used to get 5.154. I do understand the Central Limit Theorem needs the sample size (n) to be greater than 30, we have 100. I do understand the sample mean(s) of the population will follow a normal distribution, and that CLT states the sample mean of population is the population (mean), we have 143.74. But when and WHY do we use the standard deviation formula where you got 5.154. WHEN & Why use standard deviation of the sample mean. I don't understand, why don't we simply use the "100" I understand that standard deviation is the square root of variance. I do understand that the variance is the square of the differences of each sample data value minus the mean. But somehow, why not use 100, why use standard deviation of sample mean? Please help explain."
- "excellent work"
- "Thank you so much for all of your help!!! I will be posting another assignment. Please let me know (once posted), if the credits I'm offering is enough or you ! Thanks again!"
- "Thank you"
- "Thank you very much for your valuable time and assistance!"

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Free BrainMass Quizzes

##### Probability Quiz

Some questions on probability

##### Geometry - Real Life Application Problems

Understanding of how geometry applies to in real-world contexts

##### Solving quadratic inequalities

This quiz test you on how well you are familiar with solving quadratic inequalities.

##### Know Your Linear Equations

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that will present you with a linear equation and then make 4 statements about that equation. You must determine which of the 4 statements are true (if any) in regards to the equation.

##### Multiplying Complex Numbers

This is a short quiz to check your understanding of multiplication of complex numbers in rectangular form.