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A standard deck of cards contains 52 cards. One card is selected from the deck. 

1. Compute the probability of randomly selecting an eight or four.

2. Compute the probability of randomly selecting an eight or four or two.

3. Compute the probability of randomly selecting an ace or diamond.

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  • 3 weeks ago

    1.  8 / 52 = 2 / 13

    2.  12 / 52 = 3 / 13

    3.  (4 + 13 - 1) / 52 = 16 / 52 = 4 / 13, Must not double-count the ace of diamonds.

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