Q. 694.5( 4 Votes )

Red queens and black jacks are removed from a pack of 52 playing cards. A cards is drawn at random from the remaining cards, after reshuffling them. Find the probability that the card drawn is

(i) a king (ii) of red colour

(iii) a face card (iv) a queen

Answer :

Total number of possible outcomes, n(S) = 52 – 2 – 2 = 48


(i) Number of favorable outcomes, n(E) = 4



(ii) Number of favorable outcomes, n(E) = 24



(iii) Number of favorable outcomes, n(E) = 12 – 4 = 8



(iv) Number of favorable outcomes, n(E) = 2



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