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If the word ASSASSINATION is put in a box and a word is drawn at random. What is the: 1) Probability of getting a letter A, 2) Probability of getting a letter S.

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First of all the question should read " a letter" is drawn rather than "a word" is drawn. Now probability of any event E is given by P(E) = n(E)/n(S). where n(E) represents the number of elements of even E and n(S) represents the number of elements in the sample space S. Thus, Answer to Question (1)... read more

First of all the question should read " a letter" is drawn rather than "a word" is drawn. Now probability of any event E is given by P(E) = n(E)/n(S). where n(E) represents the number of elements of even E and n(S) represents the number of elements in the sample space S. Thus, Answer to Question (1) is 3/13 as n(S) = number of letters in ASSASSINATION= 13 and n(E) = number of A's in ASSASSINATION = 3. Similarly, answer to question (2) is 4/13 as n(S) =13 and n(E) = number of S's = 4. read less

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1) 3/13 AND 2) 4/13

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