Words with or without
Question:

Words with or without meaning are to be formed using all the letters of the word EXAMINATION. The probability that the letter $M$ appears at the fourth position in any such word is:

  1. $\frac{1}{66}$

  2. $\frac{1}{11}$

  3. $\frac{1}{9}$

  4. $\frac{2}{11}$


Correct Option: , 2

Solution:

AAEIIMNNOTX

Total words with $\mathrm{M}$ at fourth Place $=\frac{10 !}{2 ! 2 ! 2 !}$

Total words $=\frac{11 !}{2 ! 2 ! 2 !}$

Required probability $=\frac{10 !}{11 !}=\frac{1}{11}$

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