Posted by **SNOOPY** on Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 11:24pm.

FIND THE PROBABILITY OF DRAWING AT LEAST ONE CLUB WHEN YOU DRAW CARDS FROM A STANDAD 52-CARD DECK 52 TIMES; ASSUME YOU REPLACE THE CARD EAC TIMEYOU DRAW, SO THERE ARE ALWAYS 52 CARDS O DRAW FROM. LIST THE APPROPRIE FORMULA, TEN COMPUTE YOUR ANSWER.

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 11:27am
The probability ofdrawing *just* one club in the 52 draws = 1/4 * (3/4)^51

The probability of drawing two clubs — which fits the "at least" description — in 52 draws = (1/4)^2 * (3/4)^50

The probability of drawing three clubs in 52 draws = (1/4)^3 * (3/4)^49

Or you could go from the opposite direction, 1 - probability of drawing no clubs.

Does that lead you to a formula?

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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