Posted by **slomomo** on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 11:37pm.

Probability: "or" and "and" problem.

Select one card, one card is selected from a deck of playing cards. Determine the probability of selecting a jack or a club.

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**Steve**, Monday, March 11, 2013 at 11:56am
if 1st card is JC, p=1/52

If 1st card is J~C, then C, p = 3/52*13/51

If 1st card is C~J, then J, p=12/52 * 4/51

So, p(any) = 1/52 + 3/52 * 13/51 + 12/52 * 4/51 = 23/442 = 0.052

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