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4-116.

Avery playing new card games Avery has been learning to play some new card games and is curious about the probabilities of being dealt different cards from a standard -card deck. Help him figure out the probabilities listed below. 4-116 HW eTool (CPM). Homework Help ✎

  1. What are ?

    How many kings are in a deck of cards? Queens? Clubs?

    Diagram

  2. What is ? How does your answer relate to the probabilities you calculated in part (a)?

    Add together.

    Use the Addition Rule to eliminate P(king and club).

  3. What is ? Again, how does your answer relate to the probabilities you calculated in part (a)?

    Add the two probabilities together.

    Is there an overlap in these events?

  4. What is the probability of not getting a face card? Jacks, queens, and kings are face cards.

    How many cards in a deck are not face cards?

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