Steve and Cathy are playing a card game with a standard deck of
How many cards are left in the deck?
cards to begin with and 3 have been dealt. How many are left?
How many of the remaining cards are aces?
In a standard deck, there are
aces. One of them has been dealt.
If Steve gets an ace, he will win. What is the probability that he will get an ace on the next card he is dealt?
Make the number of aces left the numerator and the number of cards left the denominator.
Next Steve gets a two and Cathy gets a five. What is the probability that Steve will get a nine on the next card he is dealt?
How many cards are left in the deck? How many of them are nines?