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3-41.

Student with a card hand Avery has been learning to play some new card games and is curious about the probabilities of being dealt different cards from a standard 52-card deck. Help him figure out the probabilities listed below. 3-41 HW eTool (CPM). Homework Help ✎

  1. What are P(king), P(queen), and P(club)?

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

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

    Add P(king) and P(club) together.

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

  3. What is P(king or queen)? 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?

Use the eTool below to test the probabilities.
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