# If 2 cards are drawn from a deck of cards, how do you find P(heart or club)?

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Dec 25, 2014

The above explains the probability of drawing a heart or club in one draw very well. Now let's move over to P(heart or club) when drawing two cards.

This is a bit more complicated. There are two possibilities:

(1) You've already drawn a 'right' at the first draw

as explained above

(2) You didn't.

Then there are 51 cards left: 26 'rights' and 25 'wrongs'. Probability of getting a 'right' in the second draw

So

You may add the probabilities of cases (1) and (2):