Posted by **crystal** on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 1:41pm.

One card is selected at random from an ordinary set of 52

cards. Find the probability of each of the following events:

b. A spade and a 5 are drawn.

d. A jack is not drawn

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**Damon**, Monday, April 19, 2010 at 2:29pm
Well, you are only drawing one card. Therefore if it is a spade and a five it is the five of spades so 1/52

48/52 of the cards are not Jacks.

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**crystal**, Monday, April 19, 2010 at 2:53pm
thank you. i understand how you got 48/52 since there are 4 jacks but do i need to simplify the answer?

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**Damon**, Monday, April 19, 2010 at 5:34pm
yes, simplify

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