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

2 Answers
Jun 16, 2016

Answer:

#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

Answer:

#1/4#

Explanation:

One can approach this in two ways.

  • There are #4# suits in a deck of cards.
    One of the suits is #"Hearts"#

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

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

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