Hello, sri340!

I think I have a very simple solution.

Amarillo Slim and Jimmy the Greek alternately draw cards from a (face down) deck of

ordinary playing cards. .Slim draws first, and his first draw is the Ace of Diamonds.

If they continue drawing alternately, what is the probability that Slim will also be the one

to draw the Ace of Spades?

The deck is ordered like this:

. .

The must be at one of the odd-numbered positions.

There are 51 possible positions and 25 odd-numbered positions.

The probability is: .