Is ultrasound a reliable method for determining the gender of an unborn baby? There is accompanying data on 1000 births in the table below.   Ultrasound Predicted Female Ultrasound Predicted Male Actual Gender Is Female 425 49 Actual Gender Is Male 128 398 (a) Use the given information to estimate the probability that a newborn baby is female, given that the ultrasound predicted the baby would be female. (Give the answer to three decimal places.)

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Is ultrasound a reliable method for determining the gender of an unborn baby? There is accompanying data on 1000 births in the table below.

  Ultrasound
Predicted
Female
Ultrasound
Predicted
Male
Actual Gender Is
Female
425 49
Actual Gender Is
Male
128 398
(a) Use the given information to estimate the probability that a newborn baby is female, given that the ultrasound predicted the baby would be female. (Give the answer to three decimal places.)

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