Percentages/Pre-Calc?

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A test to detect an infection gives a positive result 98% of the time if a person is infected. It is 97% accurate for people who are not infected.
______% of results will be false negatives, and ________% of results will be false positives.
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Apr 7th, 2015

98% Infected --> true positive (positive result)

so false negative for Infected persons will be 2% false negative (100-98)

97%  Not Infected --> true negative (negative result)

so false positive for for Infected persons will be 3% false positive (100-97)

___2__% of results will be false negatives, and ____3____% of results will be false positives.


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