# Math

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A card is drawn from an ordinary pack of playing cards and a person bets that it is a spade or a king.What are odds against his winning this bet?

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P(king) = 1/13

= 1/4 + 1/13 - 1/4 * 1/13
= (13+4-1)/(4*13)
= 16/52
= 4/13

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