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asked • 05/24/14

help will probablity

  one card is drawn from a deck of 52.  what is the probability that it is (written as fraction)
 
a.  a diamond  ?
 
b.  a king  ?
 
c.  an ace or king  ?
 
 
I have:
 
a.  P(A) = P(1) + P(2) + P(3) + P(4) + P(5) + P(6) +P(7) + P(8) + P(9) + P(10) + P(11) + P(12) + P(13) =  1/13
 
b.  same as a  =  1/13
 
c.  P(A) = 1/26 + 1/26 + 1/26 + 1/26 + 1/26 + 1/26 + 1/26 + 1/26 + 1/26+ 1/26+ 1/26 + 1/26 + 1/26 = 13/26  = 1/3
 
 
thanks

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Philip P. answered • 05/24/14

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