Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach with Formula Card 9th Edition

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Chapter 4 - Probability and Counting Rules - 4-3 The Multiplication Rules and Conditional Probability - Exercises 4-3: 13

Answer

a. 1/270,725 b. 11/4165 c. 46/833

Work Step by Step

a. There are 4 kings and when they are drawn without replacement, we have: 4/52 x 3/51 x 2/50 x 1/49 = 1/270,725 b. There are 13 diamonds and when they are drawn without replacement, we have: 13/52 x 12/51 x 11/50 x 10/49 = 11/4,165 c. There are 26 red cards and when they are drawn without replacement, we have: 26/52 x 25/51 x 24/50 x 23/49 = 46/833
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