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    One-fourth of the residents of the Burning Ridge Estates leave their garage doors open when
    they are away from home. The local chief of police estimates that 5 percent of the garages
    with open doors will have something stolen, but only 1 percent of those closed will have
    something stolen. If a garage is robbed, what is the probability the doors were left open?

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    Probability that the door was open and robbed= (25/100)(5/100) = 125 / ...