Posted by **Nate** on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 10:40pm.

Two cards are drawn without replacement from a deck of 52 cards.

a. What is the probability of drawning 2 aces?

b. What are the odds in favour of drawing 2 honour cards? (A, K, Q, J, 10)

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**Writeacher**, Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 9:04am
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**PsyDAG**, Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 9:50am
The probability of drawing the first ace is 4/52. Without replacement, the probability of drawing the second ace is 3/51. (Do you understand why?) The probability of events all happening is found by multiplying the individual probabilities.

The probability of drawing the first "honour card" is 20/52. Use the same methodology as in the above problem.

I hope this helps.

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