## anonymous 5 years ago a card is selected at random from a standard deck of 52 playing cards. Find the probability that the card is a 2, 3, 4, or 5 given that it is black. A.) 1/26 B.) 1/13 C.) 2/3 D.) 4/13 i got D but im not sure plz help

1. anonymous

youre right its D

2. anonymous

okay thanks what makes you sure?

3. anonymous

i dont thing the 'black' part has anything to do with it, but we can compute anyway. there are 26 black cards and of those 8 are 2,3,4, or 5 so it is $\frac{8}{26}=\frac{4}{13}$

4. anonymous

there are 8 total cards in question (4 cards x 2 per card(black)) out of 26 black cards total..8/26 = 4/13

5. anonymous

alright thanks for your help! :)