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March 4th, 2018, 10:25 AM   #1
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Discrete Math question

Suppose that the probability of a person having fair hair is 0.2, that the
probability of a person having fair hair given that the person has freckles is 0.4, and that
the probability of a person having freckles is 0.06. Find the probability that a person has
freckles given that the person has fair hair.

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You need Bayes's Theorem. Do you know it? Is it in your text?
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You need Bayes's Theorem. Do you know it? Is it in your text?
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I got it, thanks
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