nicole10
what is the probability of picking a five and a jack from an ordinary deck of cards
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Nikebauer12
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4 fives and 4 jacks in a deck of 52 cards
nicole10
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i know so would it be (4/52)+(4/51)
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When drwing the first card the probability of either a five or a jack is 8/52. When drawing the second card the probability of drawing the required other card is 4/51.
The probability of drwing afive and a jack is:\[\frac{8}{52}\times \frac{4}{51}\]
nicole10
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thank you so what would be P(heart and a jack)?
(16/52)(4/51)?
kropot72
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There are 13 cards in the suit of hearts
nicole10
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so it would be (13/52)(4/51)?
kropot72
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Looks good :)
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thank you
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You're welcome :)