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Challenge 321: Spelling Bee

Eight students, named Alex, Baz, Bryn, Ed, Eliza, Erno, Nur and Tia sit in a row.

What is the probability that as you look along the row, there will be three students sitting next to each other so that taken in the order they are sitting, their initials spell “ANT”?

What is the probability that as you look along the row, there will be three students sitting next to each other so that taken in the order they are sitting, their initials spell “BEE”?

What is the probability that as you look along the row, you find both “ANT” and “BEE” spelt out by their initials?

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