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If two letters are randomly taken one after the other from the word AUGUST, what is the probability that none...........

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If two letters are randomly taken one after the other from the word AUGUST, what is the probability that none of the letters would be vowels?

posted Aug 1, 2019 by Atif

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Number of vowels in the word AUGUST --> 3
Number of consonants --> 3
Total number of alphabets --> 6
Probability of first letter is not vowel = 3/6
Probability of second letter is not vowel = 2/5
Probability that none of letters would be vowels is = 3/6 * 2/5 = 1/5

answer Nov 6, 2019 by Hanifa Mammadov
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