Question : The Statistical Abstract of the United States reported that in
The Statistical Abstract of the United States reported that in a recent year there were a total
of 2,347 thousand arrests made for serious crimes. Of these, there were 18 thousand arrests
for murder and non-negligent manslaughter, 31 thousand for forcible rape, 134 thousand for
robbery, 355 thousand for aggravated assault, 357 thousand for burglary, 1,254 thousand for
larceny, 183 thousand for motor vehicle theft, and 15 thousand for arson. If a person arrested
for a serious crime during that year is selected at random, what is the probability that he or she
was arrested for motor vehicle theft?