Prison and Plea. 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.
Numbers Game Before the proliferation of legal lotteries, illegal numbers games were commonly run by members of organized crime groups. In the typical numbers game, bettors would win by selecting the same three digits that were later drawn in the same order. A common payoff was $600 for a winning $1 bet. Find the probability of winning with a bet in such a numbers game.