Q. 164.4( 8 Votes )

A letter of English alphabet is chosen at random. Determine the probability that the chosen letter is a consonant.

Answer :

Total number of elementary events are= 26

Let E be the event of choosing a consonant


The favorable outcomes are: B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z


Numbers of favorable outcomes are = 21


P (getting a consonant) = P (E) = 21/26


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