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A Card is Drawn at Random from a Well-shuffled Deck of 52 Cards. Find the Probability of Getting a King Or an Ace. - Mathematics

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A card is drawn at random from a well-shuffled deck of 52 cards. Find the probability of getting a king or an ace.

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Solution

Total number of all possible outcomes= 52

Total number of kings = 4

Total number of aces = 4

Let E be the event of getting a king or an ace card.

Then, the favourable outcomes =  4 + 4 = 8

∴ P( getting a king or an ace) = 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 33.3 | Page 689
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