# What is the probability of drawing a heart from a deck of cards?

Jun 16, 2016

25%

#### Explanation:

Assuming a random drawing from a standard pack of 52 cards:
1/4=25% of the cards are hearts (i.e. $13$ out of $52$)

May 7, 2018

$\frac{1}{4}$

#### Explanation:

One can approach this in two ways.

• There are $4$ suits in a deck of cards.
One of the suits is $\text{Hearts}$

" "P("heart") = 1/4

• There are $52$ cards in a deck.
$13$ of them are hearts.

" "P("heart") = 13/52 = 1/4