A card is drawn at random from an ordinary pack of 52 playing cards. State the number of elements in the sample space if consideration of suits is taken into account. - Mathematics and Statistics

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Sum

A card is drawn at random from an ordinary pack of 52 playing cards. State the number of elements in the sample space if consideration of suits is taken into account.

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Solution

If consideration of suits is taken into account, then one card can be drawn from each suit in 13C1 × 4C1 = 13 × 4 = 52 ways.
∴ n(S) = 52

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Chapter 7: Probability - Exercise 7.1 [Page 100]

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