Q. 24.2( 10 Votes )

One card is drawn from a well shuffled deck of 52 playing cards. What is the probability of getting a non-face card?

Answer :

Total numbers of elementary events are: 52

Let E be the event of getting a non –face card


The total number of favorable outcomes are ; 52 – 12 = 40: being four cards each of king , queen, jack being a face card , deleted from the favorable outcomes number


P (non-face card) = P (E) = 40/52 = 20/ 26 = 10/ 13


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