A card is accidently dropped from a pack of 52 playing cards.

Question:

A card is accidently dropped from a pack of 52 playing cards. The probability that it is an ace is

(a) $\frac{1}{4}$

(b) $\frac{1}{13}$

(c) $\frac{1}{52}$

(d) $\frac{12}{13}$

Solution:

GIVEN: One card is drawn from a well shuffled deck of 52 playing cards

TO FIND: Probability of getting an Ace

Total number of cards is 52

Cards which are Ace are 1 from each suit

Total number of Ace cards is

We know that PROBABILITY = 

Hence probability of getting an Ace is equal to 

Hence the correct option is

 

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