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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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Textbook: Elementary Statistics
Edition: 12
Author: Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780321836960

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