Sarah W.

asked • 06/17/17# Conditional Probability

If two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck, find the probability of a king of any suit and a 2 of clubs being drawn. The probability of a king of any suit and a 2 of clubs of clubs being drawn is ?

I am understanding the answer to this problem but I am not understanding the steps/formula used to get to the answer.

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Don L. answered • 06/17/17

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Hi Sarah, the probability of drawing a king is 4/52, since there are four kings in a deck of 52 cards. The probability of drawing a 2 of clubs out of the remaining cards is 1/53.

P(king and 2 of clubs) = 4/52 * 1/53, or 1/689

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