How do you find the probability of selecting a face card from a standard deck of 52 playing cards?

1 Answer
Apr 17, 2017

Answer:

#3/13#

Explanation:

There are #4# jacks, #4# queens, and #4# kings. That means that there are #12# face cards. This is the numerator

A playing deck has #52# cards. That's the denominator. So the probability is:

#12/52#.

However, we can simplify this to:

#3/13#