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 2 years ago
Two cards are drawn at random from a deck of well shuffled cards. Determine the probability that both the cards are a king and a queen.
 2 years ago
Two cards are drawn at random from a deck of well shuffled cards. Determine the probability that both the cards are a king and a queen.

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Nick2019
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are 4 suites of 13 cards each , so the probability of getting two cards in each suit is 2/13 there are four suits ,so the probability is 2\13*4 = 8\13 (use calculator to make it to decimals !!)

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i m getting the wrong answer

terenzreignz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not getting the question :( The two cards, are they supposed to be both kings or both queens or one king and one queen?

Benjammin
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, there are 52 cards in a deck and 8 of them are Kings and Queens. So the probability of one random draw is 8/52. Assuming you draw one, there are 7/51 remaining, so you just need to multiply that out to get the answer. dw:1341587716616:dw ... by my calculations, about 2.11%

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Benjammin: I did the same thing but getting the wrong answer

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you supposed to get one of each card..one king and one queen?

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Benjammin: your calculations give the answer: 14/663

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{{4\choose 1}{4\choose1}}{{52\choose 2}}\]

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I gave the formula above

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1this is a classic hypergeometric distribution problem

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can look at it this way \(\frac{4}{52}\) for the first card and \(\frac{4}{51}\) for the second card but the order we pick them doesn't matter so the answer is \[2\cdot\frac{4}{52}\cdot\frac{4}{51}\]

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but there shoulb be 8 cards right? 4 for kings and 4 for queens

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes..hence the two 4's in the solution

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okey, means 8/52, now how did u get 4/51?

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The way I see it, it's simply: 8/52 * 4/51

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you choose the cards from the 8 (4K and 4Q) you might pick up 2 kings or 2 queens, but you only want one of each.

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1pick from the 8...then don't pick a matching card...hence only 4 left to choose from

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Right, for the first card, a king OR a queen is a good outcome. However, assuming you pull one of those, for the second card, only one of those would be a good outcome.

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no i dont get it.. i was thinking it 7/51

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0see we've drawn 1 card, now 7 are left, so it would be 7/51

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but by doing that you could get a matching pair...2 kings or 2 queens

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0fine, suppose that on drawing first card, we've got a queen, so we'll exclude queen and now we'll take 4 kings.. am i right?

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that would work...that is what SmoothMath did

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if we take 4 cards for 2nd turn, will it not be 49 in the denominator? 4/48

Benjammin
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oooh, I see. What I gave was to draw two cards, each of which would be a king or queen.

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Hesan no the experiment is drawing 2 cards from 52....so it is 52 then 51 as above

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okey, now what is the probability that the cards are both jack?

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the second will always be /51 if we draw 2 cards?

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes...if you are drawing without replacement

Zarkon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1because you pick one of the 52 cards...there are only 51 cards remaining

Hesan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0alright, thanks.. i get it now!
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