A card is chosen at random from an ordinary pack of card. Find the probability that it is:

Red, or an honour(A, K, Q, J, 10), or both

Please help ! (Crying)

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- Oct 23rd 2009, 04:02 AMcreatively12Probability
A card is chosen at random from an ordinary pack of card. Find the probability that it is:

Red, or an honour(A, K, Q, J, 10), or both

Please help ! (Crying) - Oct 23rd 2009, 04:19 AMmr fantastic
- Oct 23rd 2009, 04:24 AMcreatively12
there are 52 cards in a standard deck, and red are 26 and honours are 20

- Oct 23rd 2009, 04:26 AMmr fantastic
- Oct 23rd 2009, 04:35 AMcreatively12
the red cards that are also honours are 10, there are 46 cards that are either red or honours

- Oct 23rd 2009, 04:38 AMmr fantastic
- Oct 23rd 2009, 04:42 AMcreatively12
ok m going through them now, but I am confused cause, I answered the questions related to the total red honours, total honours questions successfully, then howcome, this one is giving me problems ?? (Confused)

- Oct 23rd 2009, 04:51 AMcreatively12
yes, i went through them, there are 26 cards that are red, there are a total of 20 honours, and there are a total of 10 red cards that are also honours, but I still couldn't understand :(

- Oct 23rd 2009, 05:12 AMmr fantastic
- Oct 23rd 2009, 05:21 AMcreatively12
Ace of Diamonds, Ace of Hearts, 10 of Diamonds, 10 of Hearts, Jack of Diamonds, Jack of Hearts, Queen of Diamonds, Queen of Hearts, Kind of Diamonds, King of Hearts.

And if m still wrong, please please, correct me, its a humble request - Oct 23rd 2009, 01:18 PMmr fantastic