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what is the probability of picking a five and a jack from an ordinary deck of cards

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  1. Nikebauer12
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    4 fives and 4 jacks in a deck of 52 cards

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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:\[\frac{8}{52}\times \frac{4}{51}\]

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    thank you so what would be P(heart and a jack)? (16/52)(4/51)?

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    There are 13 cards in the suit of hearts

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    so it would be (13/52)(4/51)?

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    Looks good :)

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    thank you

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    You're welcome :)

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