Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.5 - Counting and Introduction to Probability - Exercise Set: 48

Answer

$\frac{2}{13}$

Work Step by Step

There are 4 of each card in the deck, one of each suit. There are 4 queens and 4 aces, so the probability of a queen or ace 8 of 52. $\frac{8}{52}=\frac{8\div4}{52\div4}=\frac{2}{13}$
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