Posted by **TITI** on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 7:06pm.

Each letter of alphabet is written on a separate piece of paper and placed in a box and then one piece is drawn at random.

. What is the probability that the selected piece of paper has a vowel written on it?

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**MathMate**, Friday, January 28, 2011 at 10:00pm
Total number of pieces of paper

= 26 (=26 letters)

Total number of vowels

= 5 (AEIOU)

So probability of drawing a vowel

= 5/26

If y is counted as a vowel, then there are six of them, and the probability will be increased accordingly.

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