A company has 2 machines that produce widgets. An older machine produces 23% defective widgets, while the new machine produces only 8% defective widgets. In addition, the new machine produces 3 times as many widgets as the older machine does. Given that a randomly chosen widget was tested and was found to be defective, what is the probability that it was produced by the new machine?

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Asked Oct 18, 2019

A company has 2 machines that produce widgets. An older machine produces 23% defective widgets, while the new machine produces only 8% defective widgets. In addition, the new machine produces 3 times as many widgets as the older machine does. Given that a randomly chosen widget was tested and was found to be defective, what is the probability that it was produced by the new machine?

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