Posted by **John** on Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 12:02am.

A card is drawn at random from an ordinary deck of playing cards. Find the odds in favor of drawing a 5, 6, or 7.

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**Reiny**, Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 7:45am
There are 12 cards of interest.

So the prob of getting a 5, 6, or 7 is 12/52 = 3/13

so it prob of it not being a 5, 6, or 7 is10/13

so the odds in favour of your numbers are 3 : 10

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