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the letters elementary are placed in a bag. one letter is randomly selected from the bag. what is the probability the letter selected is a consonant?

  • math - ,

    The word "elementary" has 4 vowels and 6 consonants
    so prob(consonant) = 6/10 = 3/5

    (I counted y as a consonant, perhaps an English teacher could confirm if this is correct)

  • math - ,

    Yes, in that word, "y" is serving as a vowel. Each syllable needs a vowel, so ...

    el - e - men - ta - ry

    Five vowel instances, right?

  • math - ,

    5/10=3/5

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