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    Odds in favor and probability

    What are the odds in favor of pulling 2 spades from a 52 card deck?

    I know there are 13 spades. I know the first pull has a 13/52 change of being a spade and the second pull has a 12/51 chance of being pulled.

    However in order for the odds in favor I need to know the overall probability to pull 2 spades. I only know how to find the individual probability for each pull. How do I find the overall probability?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jman115 View Post
    What are the odds in favor of pulling 2 spades from a 52 card deck?

    I know there are 13 spades. I know the first pull has a 13/52 change of being a spade and the second pull has a 12/51 chance of being pulled.

    However in order for the odds in favor I need to know the overall probability to pull 2 spades. I only know how to find the individual probability for each pull. How do I find the overall probability?
    Multiply your two (correct) individual probabilities.
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