Posted by Frances on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:18pm.
ASAP ASAP if my name is Frances
1.What fraction of the letters in my name are vowels?
2.what fraction of the letters in my name
are consonants?
3.what fraction of the consonants in my name are made with only straight line segments?
4.what fraction of the letters in my name extend below the bottom line?

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:22pm
You have 7 letters in your name.
vowels: 2/7
consonants: ?
What do you think the other answers are?

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:32pm
What fraction of the letters are consonants?

math  Frances, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:33pm
5

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:34pm
You're on the right track, but 5 is not a fraction.

math  Frances, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:36pm
5/7

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:43pm
Right. :)
Now for question 3.
If you use all capital letters you have FRANCES. Four letters are made of only straight line segments: F and A.
What are the other two letters with only straight lines?

math  Frances, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:51pm
N & E

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:55pm
Correct!

math  Frances, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 8:00pm
BUT I DON'T GET #4

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 8:11pm
When letters are written in lower case letters, these letters extend below the line:
g, j, p, q, y
Are any of those letters in your name?
The fraction of letters that extend below the line in your name is 0/7.
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