Please help me solve this- You are dealt two cards successively from a shuffled deck of 52 playing cards. Find the probability that both cards are black.
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hello dear i think it is going 2 be : P(BLACK)= 26 choose 2 / 52 chooce 2 in another way 26C2 ______= 0.245 52C2 (( the 26 comes from 13 spades+13 club >>>as they called it "i think " :S :S ))
Originally Posted by CaptainBlack Probability that the first is black is 13/52. The probability that the second is black given that the first is black is 12/51 The answer you seek is the product of these (probably) CB I regret to inform you that half of the cards in a standard deck are black... spades and clubs
Originally Posted by knightmaref5 Please help me solve this- You are dealt two cards successively from a shuffled deck of 52 playing cards. Find the probability that both cards are black. What's the probability that the first card is black? And now that you have 1 of the black cards, there are only 25 left out of 51, so the product of these is our answer whatever that comes out to be
Originally Posted by artvandalay11 I regret to inform you that half of the cards in a standard deck are black... spades and clubs Oooppsss.. would you believe it was a deliberate error to check who was awake? CB
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