Probability Mcqs

Q.  If a card is drawn from a well shuffled pack of cards, the probability of drawing a spade or a king is__________?

a. 19/52
b. 17/52
c. 5/13
d. 4/13


ANSWER: See Answer
 
P(SᴜK) = P(S) + P(K) – P(S∩K), where S denotes spade and K denotes king.

P(SᴜK) = 13/52 + 4/52 – 1/52 = 4/13
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