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Two cards are drawn at random from a pack of 52 cards. What is the probability that the drawn cards are both aces?

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Two cards are drawn at random from a pack of 52 cards. What is the probability that the drawn cards are both aces?
posted Nov 14, 2014 by Anamika

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The way to draw 2 cards out of a possible 4 queens 4P2
the way to draw 2 cards from a deck of 52 cards 52P2

= (4/52) * (3/51) = 12 / 2652 = 1 / 221

answer Nov 14, 2014 by Ankit Bajpai
normally we take 4c2/52c2 as others have done
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Probability of drawing two aces = 4C2/52C2 = 1/221

answer Dec 19, 2014 by Shashi Kant
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here are 4 aces. favourable conditon to pick up 2 aces from 4 is 4combnation to 2 that is 4c2. Toatal condition is 52c2.
4c2/52c2=6/1326 is your answer

answer Mar 17, 2016 by Shahsikant Dwivedi
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p(E)= 4c2 / 52c2 = 1/221

answer Mar 14, 2016 by Ajay Kumar Topno
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