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In how many ways can 2 kings be drawn from a deck of 52 cards?
June 13, 2010 4:06AM
a math question?... there are several variables involved.
if drawing ONLY 2 cards there is a 1 in 13 chance on the first king and a 1 in 17 on the second king, however it is a 1 in 221 chance of drawing 2 kings back to back.
if the q is really "how many ways" then you multiply those chances by the 4 different kings in the deck it might be higher because the KD is a 1 in 52 chance and the KS is a 1 in 51 chance. hmmm
so a KS followed by KD would be more like 1 chance in about 2600
There are 6 ways in which a pair of Kings can be pulled from a deck of cards:
Heart/Club, Heart/Spade, Heart/Diamond