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    From a medical study of 10 000 male patients, it was found that 2500 were smokers; 720 died from lung cancer and of these, 610 were smokers. Determine:

    a) P(dying from lung cancer l smoker)
    b) P(dying from lung cancer l non-smoker)
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    Quote Originally Posted by johett View Post
    From a medical study of 10 000 male patients, it was found that 2500 were smokers; 720 died from lung cancer and of these, 610 were smokers. Determine:
    a) P(dying from lung cancer l smoker)
    b) P(dying from lung cancer l non-smoker)
    Suppose that S the event that a employee smokes and C dies of lung cancer.
    Then here are the basic probabilities: P(S) = 0.25,\,P(C) = 0.072,\,\& \,P(S \cap C) = 0.061.
    You take it from there.
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