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A Card is Drawn at Random Form a Well-shuffled Deck of Playing Cards. Find the Probability that the Card Drawn is Either a King Or a Queen. - Mathematics

Short Note

A card is drawn at random form a well-shuffled deck of playing cards. Find the probability that the card drawn is either a king or a queen.

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Solution

Total number of all possible outcomes= 52

Total number of kings = 4

Total number of queens = 4

Let E be the event of getting either a king or a queen.

Then, the favourable outcomes =  4 + 4 = 8

∴ P( getting a king or a queen) = P (E) = `8/52 = 2/13`

Concept: Concept Or Properties of Probability
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RS Aggarwal Secondary School Class 10 Maths
Chapter 15 Probability
Exercise 15A | Q 35.3 | Page 689
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