A letter of English alphabets is chosen at random. What is the probability that it is a letter of the word ‘ MATHEMATICS ’?

(a) 4/13  (b) 9/26   (c) 5/13   (d) 11/26

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Question 20 A letter of English alphabets is chosen at random. What is the probability that it is a letter of the word ‘MATHEMATICS’? (a) 4/13 (b) 9/26 (c) 5/13 (d) 11/26 The word ‘MATHEMATICS has letters M, A, T, H, E, I, C, S Number of letters in word ‘MATHEMATICS’ = 8 Total number of letters in English = 26 Now, Required Probability = 8/26 = 𝟒/𝟏𝟑 So, the correct answer is (a)

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