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Q:
# The word geometry has eight letters. Three letters are chosen at random. What is the probability that two consonants and one vowel are chosen?

Accepted Solution

A:

In geometry there are 3 vowels (e,e,o) and 5 consonants (g,m,t,r,y).

There are 3 ways to pick two consonants and one vowel

(CCV)

(CVC)

There are 3 ways to pick two consonants and one vowel

(CCV)

(CVC)