Posted by **Rmz** on Sunday, January 17, 2010 at 6:38pm.

What are the odds in favor of drawing a spade and a heart?

Would the odds be 2

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**Christy**, Sunday, January 17, 2010 at 7:09pm
Are you asking for a 52 card deck of cards, what are the odds of drawing a spade or a heart?

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**Rmz**, Sunday, January 17, 2010 at 7:42pm
Yes sorry about that

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, January 18, 2010 at 12:00pm
There are 13 spades and 13 hearts in the 52-card deck (13/52 and 13/52, respectively).

For "either-or" probabilities, you add the probabilities of the individual events.

I hope this helps.

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