Posted by **Sam** on Friday, March 23, 2012 at 2:15am.

Suppose that you select 2 cards without replacement from an ordinary deck of playing cards.

a) If the first card that you select is a heart, what is the probability that the second card that you select is

an heart?

b) If the first card that you select is an ace, what is the probability that the second card that you

select is a spade?

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**PsyDAG**, Friday, March 23, 2012 at 2:32am
a. First card = 13/52, second card = (13-1)/(52-1)

b. If the first card is hearts, clubs or diamonds, spade = 13/(52-1). If the first card is the ace of spades, spades = (13-1)/(52-1)

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