The U.S. Bureau of Justice released the following probabilities for those arrested for committing various felony crimes in the United States:
Allen has been arrested for burglary, Bill has been arrested for a weapons offense, and Charlie has been arrested on a public-disorder charge. Assuming these individuals are typical perpetrators and the decisions regarding their respective fates are unrelated, determine the probability that
a. Allen will be jailed for more than a year.
b. either Allen or Bill (or both) will be convicted.
c. none of the three will be jailed for more than a year.
d. Allen and Bill will be convicted, but Charlie will be found innocent.
e. none will be prosecuted.

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