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# Solution: Prison and Plea. Use the data in the accompanying

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Problem 5RE

Prison and Plea. In Exercises 1–10, use the data in the accompanying table (based on data from “Does It Pay to Plead Guilty? Differential Sentencing and the Functioning of the Criminal Courts,” by Brereton and Casper, Law and Society Review, Vol. 16, No. 1). Express all probabilities as decimal numbers.

 Guilty Plea Plea of Not Guilty Sentenced to Prison 392 58 Not Sentenced to Prison 564 14

Prison and Plea If 1 of the subjects is randomly selected, find the probability of selecting someone who was sentenced to prison or entered a plea of guilty.

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