HIV It is estimated that worldwide, 1% of those aged 15–49 are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (based on data from the National Institutes of Health). In tests for HIV, blood samples from 36 people are combined. What is the probability that the combined sample tests positive for HIV? Is it unlikely for such a combined sample to test positive?

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HIV It is estimated that worldwide, 1% of those aged 15–49 are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (based on data from the National Institutes of Health). In tests for HIV, blood samples from 36 people are combined. What is the probability that the combined sample tests positive for HIV? Is it unlikely for such a combined sample to test positive?

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