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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?

You have 7 letters in your name.
vowels: 2/7
consonants: ?
What do you think the other answers are?
posted by Ms. Sue

What fraction of the letters are consonants?
posted by Ms. Sue

5
posted by Frances

You're on the right track, but 5 is not a fraction.
posted by Ms. Sue

5/7
posted by Frances

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?
posted by Ms. Sue

N & E
posted by Frances

Correct!
posted by Ms. Sue

BUT I DON'T GET #4
posted by Frances

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.
posted by Ms. Sue
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