A police of cer randomly selected 642 police records of larceny
A police officer randomly selected 642 police records of larceny thefts. The following data represent the number of offenses for various types of larceny thefts.
Type of Larceny Theft .... Number of Offenses
Pocket picking ....... 4
Purse snatching ....... 6
Shoplifting ....... 133
From motor vehicles ..... 219
Motor vehicle accessories ... 90
Bicycles ....... 42
From buildings ....... 143
From coin-operated machines . 5
(a) Construct a probability model for type of larceny theft.
(b) Are purse snatching larcenies unusual?
(c) Are bicycle larcenies unusual?
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