Posted by Rena on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 8:43am.
Each capital letter of the alphabet is carefully printed on a piece of paper in blockform and placed in a bowl
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
An individual piece of paper is selected from the bowl. What is the probability that
A. the letter is a consonant?
B. the letter is formed from straightline segments only?
C. the letter has an enclosed region in its representation?

Math  bobpursley, Monday, December 6, 2010 at 9:00am
Is Y a vowel?
After you decide that, then Pr=(chances it can be)/total possibiliites

Math  Reiny, Monday, December 6, 2010 at 9:01am
There are 5 vowels in the alphabet, 6 if you count the "y". Oxford dictionary says it could be either.
so a) prob (consonant) = 21/26 or 20/26
do the others the same way, count the number of letters that obey the condition stated, and divide it by 26

Math  Rena, Monday, December 6, 2010 at 9:02am
It doesn't state if Y is part of the vowel.

Math  Jen, Monday, December 6, 2010 at 9:45am
Then I would assume that it is not.

Math  Rena, Monday, December 6, 2010 at 9:52am
I am stuck and do not know how to do this question. Consider the experiments involving rolling a single die once. Give the probabilities of the event described.
what is P(even or prime)?

Math  bobpursley, Monday, December 6, 2010 at 10:11am
the probability for any side coming up is 1/6
How many ways can you get a Prime number?
1,2,3,5
How many results can you throw:
1,2,3,4,5,6
Pr(prime)=4ways/6possibilies=2/3
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