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    Probability : Drawing Cards and Sampling Without Replacement

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    3 cards are drawn in succession from a regular straight deck of 52 playing cards. Find the probability that:

    (a) the first card is a Red Ace.
    (b) the second card is a 10 or Jack.
    (c) the third card is greater than 3 but less than 7.

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    Hi, Here is the solution.

    Totally, we have 52 cards in a deck.

    3 cards are drawn in sucession.

    (a) Probability of getting the first card is a Red Ace.

    Totally 4 Aces in a deck.

    Out of this 2 Red aces.(favourable outcomes)

    Probability = Favourable outcomes over possible ...

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