Need help with a Math question about probability

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The data in the following table shows the outcomes of guilty and not guilty pleas in 1,008 criminal court cases. If a defendant is randomly selected, what is the probability that the defendant entered a guilty plea and was sent to prison? Guilty plea 381(sent to prison) 560 (Not sent to prison) Not guilty plea 53 (Sent to prison) 14 (Not sent to prison)

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madushan
School: Cornell University

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=358521/889970

=0.40

so the probability is 0.4

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