Probability

Two cards are drawn at random from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What is the probability of getting two faces if:
a) the first card is replaced before the second card is drawn?
b) the first card is not replaced before the second card is drawn?

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  1. Since there are 12 face cards,
    (a) 12/52 * 12/52
    (b) 12/52 * 11/51

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