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Math May 2008 Exam S1

Math May 2008 Exam S1

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Edexcel GCE
Statistics S1
Advanced/Advanced Subsidiary
Thursday 15 May 2008 – MorningTime: 1 hour 30 minutes
Materials required for examination Items included with question papers
Mathematical Formulae (Green) Nil
Candidates may use any calculator allowed by the regulations of the JointCouncil for Qualifications. Calculators must not have the facility for symbolicalgebra manipulation, differentiation and integration, or have retrievablemathematical formulae stored in them.
Instructions to Candidates
In the boxes above, write your centre number, candidate number, your surname, initials and signature.Check that you have the correct question paper.Answer ALL the questions.You must write your answer for each question in the space following the question.Values from the statistical tables should be quoted in full. When a calculator is used, the answer should be given to an appropriate degree of accuracy.
Information for Candidates
A booklet ‘Mathematical Formulae and Statistical Tables’ is provided.Full marks may be obtained for answers to ALL questions.The marks for individual questions and the parts of questions are shown in round brackets: e.g.
.There are 7 questions in this question paper. The total mark for this paper is 75.There are 28 pages in this question paper. Any blank pages are indicated.
Advice to Candidates
You must ensure that your answers to parts of questions are clearly labelled.You should show sufficient working to make your methods clear to the Examiner.Answers without working may not gain full credit.
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A disease is known to be present in 2% of a population. A test is developed to helpdetermine whether or not someone has the disease.Given that a person has the disease, the test is positive with probability 0.95Given that a person does not have the disease, the test is positive with probability 0.03(a) Draw a tree diagram to represent this information.
A person is selected at random from the population and tested for this disease.(b) Find the probability that the test is positive.
A doctor randomly selects a person from the population and tests him for the disease.Given that the test is positive,(c) find the probability that he does not have the disease.
(d) Comment on the usefulness of this test.
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