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Question 273

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If are i. i. d. uniform on , then if . Then Var is________.

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None of the above

Question 274

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Two players A and B are competing at a trivia quiz game involving a series of questions. On any individual question, the probabilities that A and B give the correct answer are α and β respectively, for all questions, with outcomes for different questions being independent. The game finishes when a player wins by answering a question correctly. What is the probability that A wins if B answers the first question?

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Question 275

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Suppose a certain drug test is 99 % sensitive and 99 % specific, that is, the test will correctly identify a drug user as testing positive 99 % of the time, and will correctly identify a non-user as testing negative 99 % of the time. Let՚s assume a corporation decides to test its employees for drug use, and that only 0.5 % of the employees actually use the drug. The probability that, given a positive drug test, an employee is actually a drug user is conducted using Bayes ‘theorem. Can we say Bayes’ theorem gives correct result?

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Not always

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Yes always

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Can ′ t make any claim

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Information insufficient