#### Question

A card is drawn from a well-shuffled deck of 52 playing cards. The probability that the card will not be an ace is

**A.**`1/13`**B.**`1/4`**C.**`12/13`**D.**`3/4`

#### Solution

There are 4 ace cards in a deck of 52 playing cards.

∴ Number of non-ace cards = 52 − 4 = 48

Let E be the event of drawing a non-ace card.

Total number of outcomes = 52

Number of favourable outcomes = 48

`P(E)=text{Number of favourable outcomes}/text{ Total Number of outcomes}=48/52=12/13`

The correct answer is C.

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