   Chapter 14.CR, Problem 30E ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

# Selecting Cards Find the probability that the indicated card is drawn at random from a 52 -card deck. (a) An ace (b) An ace or a jack (c) An ace or a spade (d) A red ace

To determine

(a)

To find:

The probability of getting an ace.

Explanation

Approach:

The probability of an event E is given by,

P(E)=n(E)n(S)

Calculation:

There are total 4 aces in a 52-cards deck. Then,

The probability of getting an ace is,

P(E)=C

To determine

(b)

To find:

The probability of getting an ace or a jack.

To determine

(c)

To find:

The probability of getting an ace or a spade.

To determine

(d)

To find:

The probability of getting a red ace.

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