Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 10:50pm.

Suppose you choose a letter at random form the word ARITHMETIC. What are the oods in favor of selecting a vowel. What are the odds against selecting a vowel?

2/5 abd 3/5?

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**paul**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 11:17pm
a vowel is a,e,i,o,u so count how many letters there are in the word then count how many a,e,i,o,u, letters there there are then put the number of vowels there are over the amount of letters there are in the word then simplifiy

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 11:19pm
4/10

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**paul**, Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 12:02am
yes

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**paul**, Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 12:02am
or 2/5

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