you play the following game: if you draw a black card from a deck, you win $6.00. If you draw a red card then you lose $4.00.?

If it cost $.50 to play, then what is your net gain/loss? Why?

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  • 1 month ago

    If you play an entire 52-card poker deck at 50 cents per card, your net over the entire deck goes like this:

    $.50 x 52 = $26 loss

    $6.00 x 26 = $156 gain

    $4.00 x 26 = $104 loss

    Add those all up and you get a $26 net gain for an entire deck.

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