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If the letters in the word ‘cucumber’ are rearranged in a random order

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If the letters in the word ‘cucumber’ are rearranged in a random order, what is the probability that the new sequence of letters will begin and end with a vowel?

A. \(\frac{1}{4}\)

B. \(\frac{3}{8}\)

C. \(\frac{3}{28}\)

D. \(\frac{45}{56}\)

E. \(\frac{7}{8}\)


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Re: If the letters in the word ‘cucumber’ are rearranged in a random order  [#permalink]

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New post 26 Nov 2019, 01:52
CUCUMBER = 8!/2!* 2!
with condition ; U UCCMBR E
we can have the vowels in 3c2 ways
and other works in 6!/2! ways
so total P = 6!/2! / 8!/2!* 2! * 3c2
solve = \(\frac{3}{28}\)
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If the letters in the word ‘cucumber’ are rearranged in a random order, what is the probability that the new sequence of letters will begin and end with a vowel?

A. \(\frac{1}{4}\)

B. \(\frac{3}{8}\)

C. \(\frac{3}{28}\)

D. \(\frac{45}{56}\)

E. \(\frac{7}{8}\)


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