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A card is drawn at random from a well shuffled pack of 52 playing cards. Find the probability of getting neither a red card nor a queen. - Mathematics

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A card is drawn at random from a well shuffled pack of 52 playing cards. Find the probability of getting neither a red card nor a queen.

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Solution

There are 26 red cards including 2 red queens.

Two more queens along with 26 red cards will be 26 + 2 = 28

∴P(getting a red card or a queen) =`28/52`

∴ P(getting neither a red card nor a queen) = 1 - `28/52=24/52=6/13`

Concept: Basic Ideas of Probability
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RD Sharma Class 10 Maths
Chapter 16 Probability
Exercise 16.1 | Q 6.08 | Page 20
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