# Math: Help: probability

posted by .

Which answer, if any, is correct to:
Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the
odds against drawing a club and a diamond? My options are 13:204; 204:13, 13;191; or 191:13

I had two different people help me and here are the two different answers.

13/52*13/51= 169/2652= 13204 = 204:13

The other way was, but doesn't make sense is: P(club and diamond) = (13/52)(13/51)
P(not drawing a club and a diamond) = 1 - ( /(52*51)) = (52*51-13 )/(52*51)

odds against = P(against)/P(for) = (52*51- )/ = 2483:169= 191:13

• Math: Help: probability -

prob(club and diamond) = 2(13/52)(13/51) = 13/102
prob(not club and diamond) = 89/102

odds against a club and diamond = 89 : 13

• Math: 4 different answers? -

Now I have four different answers.

• Math: Help: probability -

It would be,
there are 13 diamonds and 13 clubs.
because 13/52 is 1/4 which is how many cards of diamonds, clubs, hearts, or spades each have.
SO, if a person draws one card (we're assuming this is a club) which could be 13/52 because there are 13 total clubs, then there would be 1 less card from the 52, so the next fraction would be 3/51 because one card has been tooken away.

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

two cards are drawn without replacement from a 52 deck of cards. what ae the odds against drawing a club and a diamond?
2. ### Basic Math

I'm really stuck in this question can someone please help me out in this one. Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing a club and a diamond?
3. ### Math

Consider the experiment of drawing two cards without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing two kings?
4. ### Math

Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing a club and a diamond?
5. ### Math

Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing a club and a diamond?
6. ### math

Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing a club and a diamond?
7. ### math

Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing a club and a diamond?
8. ### Prob

Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing two red cards?
9. ### Math of Educators

Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing two red cards?
10. ### drawing

21) The number of oil spills occurring off the Alaskan coast A) Discrete B) Continuous Find the odds. 22) When a single card is drawn from an ordinary 52-card deck, find the odds in favor of getting a red 10 or a black 6. A) 2: 25 …

More Similar Questions