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From a Deck of 52 Cards, All the Face Cards Are Removed and Then the Remaining Cards Are Shuffled. Now One Card is Drawn from the Remaining Deck. Find the Probability that the Card Drawn Is: a Black Card - Mathematics

From a deck of 52 cards, all the face cards are removed and then the remaining cards are shuffled. Now one card is drawn from the remaining deck. Find the probability that the card drawn is: 

a black card

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Solution

There are 12 face cards in a deck 

Therefore, possible number of outcomes =52-12=40 

Number of favourable outcome for black =26 cards- 6 face  cards=20 

P(a black card)=`20/40=1/2`

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Selina Concise Maths Class 10 ICSE
Chapter 25 Probability
Exercise 25 (C) | Q 20.1 | Page 395
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