Two cards are drawn without replacement from a standard deck of 52 playing cards... PROBABILITY!?

Two cards are drawn without replacement from a standard deck of 52 playing cards. Find the probability that the first is an odd number card (aces are considered odd as the have a value of 1 or 11) and the second is a face card.

A. (20/52)(12/51)

B. (20/52)(12/52)

C. (20/52)(19/51)

D. (20/52)(4/51) + (4/52)(20/51)

Update:

no. the face cards are not numbers.

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  • M3
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    there are 20 odd numbered cards & 12 face cards in a pack

    since it is specified that the 1st card drawn is an odd numbered card,

    the order is fixed, and reqd. probability

    = [20/52][12/51] => [ A ] <=== ANS

  • 4 years ago

    Since you have already pulled a red card (heart), that leaves the following scenario 26 black cards out of 51 cards remaining. P = 26/51

  • 1 decade ago

    Edit: Are the Jacks and Kings considered odd numbered?

  • 1 decade ago

    Teacups smash, flounders ignite spontaneously in your presence.

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