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6-125.
  1. . Steve shuffles a standard deck of 52 playing cards and starts to turn them over one at a time. The first three cards he turns over are an ace, a four, and a jack. Homework Help ✎

    1. How many cards are left in the deck?

    2. How many of the remaining cards are aces?

    3. What is the probability that the fourth card will be an ace?

    4. Instead of getting an ace, he gets a two as the fourth card. The fifth card is a five. What is the probability that the next card will be a king?

Subtract the number of cards he has turned over from the total number in the deck.

49

How many aces are there in a deck of cards? How many aces has Steve already turned over?

You will need to use your answers from parts (a) and (b) to solve this problem.

After Steve removes 5 cards, how many cards are left in the deck? How many of those cards are kings?