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



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A)

25 : 77

B)

77 : 25

C)

3 : 1

D)

102 : 25

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asked by lisa
  1. The odds against drawing two red cards = odds of drawing two black cards. The probability of both events occurring is found by multiplying the probabilities of the individual events.

    26/52 * 25/51 = ?

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