A card is drawn at random from a well shuffled pack of 52 playing cards. Find the probability that the drawn card is neither a king nor a queen.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Apr, 2014, 10:48: AM

Expert Answer:

Total number of possible outcomes = 52

Let E be the event that the drawn card is neither a king nor a queen.

Total number of kings and queens = 4 + 4 = 8

Therefore, there are 52 - 8 = 44 cards that are neither king nor queen.

Total number of favourable outcomes = 44

Required probability = P(E) =

Answered by  | 4th Apr, 2014, 12:48: PM