Posted by **grey** on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 3:13pm.

A card is drawn at random from an ordinary deck of playing cards. Find the following odds.

A. Odds in favor of drawing a 5,6,7

B. Odds against drawing a king, queen, jack, or ace

D.Odds against drawing an even numbered (2,4,6,8,10)card.

Can I get some help with this question please.

- math -
**Reiny**, Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 3:19pm
there are 12 cards which are either 5,6, or 7

so Prob (a 5,6,or7) = 12/52 = 3/13

so prob (not a 5,6,or7 ) = 10/13

Odds in favour of a 5,6,or7 = (3/13)/(10/13) = 3/10

or 3 : 10 , the usual way of stating odds

Now try the others the same way, let me know what you get

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Math: please check - A card is drawn at random from an ordinary deck of playing ...
- drawing - 21) The number of oil spills occurring off the Alaskan coast A) ...
- Math - A card is drawn at random from an ordinary deck of playing cards. Find ...
- Math - Suppose you draw a card from an ordinary deck of playing cards What are ...
- Math - I was wondering if someone could help me check my work on this problem ...
- math - Consider the experiment of drawing two cards without replacement from an ...
- math - What are the odds in favor of drawing a card higher than a jack from an ...
- math - 1. A card is drawn from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are ...
- math - Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 ...
- math - Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 ...

More Related Questions