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  • one year ago

chloe randomly selects a card from a standard deck of cards. what is the probability she selects an ace ??

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  1. anonymous
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    http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Underwater-robot/

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wats that ??

  3. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    how many aces are there in the deck?

  4. anonymous
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    it dosent say

  5. jim_thompson5910
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    are you familiar with a deck of cards and how many aces there are?

  6. anonymous
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    4 aces

  7. jim_thompson5910
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    yep, out of how many total?

  8. anonymous
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    @jim_thompson5910 how many total what ?? cards if 56 right

  9. jim_thompson5910
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    52 actually

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    13 cards per suit * 4 suits = 52 total

  11. jim_thompson5910
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    probability of picking an ace = (# of aces)/(# of cards total)

  12. jim_thompson5910
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    make sure to reduce the fraction as much as possible

  13. anonymous
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    so i do 4/52 reduce that

  14. jim_thompson5910
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    yep

  15. anonymous
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    1/13

  16. jim_thompson5910
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    correct

  17. jim_thompson5910
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    So you can think of it like this: pick any suit you want. What is the probability of getting an ace for that suit only? It's 1/13 since there's 1 ace out of 13 cards in that suit

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