# Answer to Question #45524 in Statistics and Probability for sneha jog

Question #45524

One half percent of the population has a particular disease. A test is developed for the disease. The test gives a false positive 3% of the time and a false negative 2% of the time. (a). What is the probability that Joe (a random person) tests positive? (b). Joe just got the bad news that the test came back positive; what is the probability that Joe has the disease?

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