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Question 15:

Five cards−−the ten, jack, queen, king and ace of diamonds, are well-shuffled with their face downwards. One card is then picked up at random.

(i) What is the probability that the card is the queen?

(ii) If the queen is drawn and put aside, what is the probability that the second card picked up is (a) an ace? (b) a queen?

Answer:

(i) Total number of cards = 5

Total number of queens = 1

P (getting a queen)

(ii) When the queen…

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