Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 10th
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The King, Queen and Jack of the suit spade are removed from a deck of 52 cards. One card is selected from the remaining cards. Find the probability of getting a queen - Mathematics

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The King, Queen and Jack of the suit spade are removed from a deck of 52 cards. One card is selected from the remaining cards. Find the probability of getting a queen

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Solution

Total number of cards = 52

3 cards are removed

Remaining number of cards = 52 – 3 = 49

n(S) = 49

Let B be the event of getting a queen card.

n(B) = (4 – 1) = 3

P(B) = `("n"("B"))/("n"("S")) = 3/49`

Concept: Addition Theorem of Probability
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Samacheer Kalvi Mathematics Class 10 SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 8 Statistics and Probability
Unit Exercise – 8 | Q 12. (ii) | Page 333
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