Q. 18

In a bulb factory, machines A, B and C manufactures 60%, 30% and 10% bulbs respectively. Out of these bulbs 1%, 2% and 3% of the bulbs produced respectively by A, B and C are found to be defective. A bulb is picked up at random from the total production and found to be defective. Find the probability that this bulb was produced by machine A.

Answer :

Let A : Manufactured from machine A


B : Manufactured from machine B


C : Manufactured from machine C


D : Defective bulb


We want to find P(A|D), i.e. probability of selected defective bulb is from


machine A







Conclusion: Therefore, the probability of selected defective bulb is from machine A is


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