How many cards must you pick from a standard 52 card deck to be sure of getting at least one red card?
Question 285733: how many cards must you pick up from a standard 52 card deck to be sure of getting at least one red card. There are 26 black cards and 26 red cards. If you pick up 27 cards, you will get at least 1 red card.
How many cards must you select from a deck of cards in order to guarantee a pair?
Note that if eight cards are selected, it is possible to have two cards of each suit, so more than eight cards are needed. Consequently, nine cards must be selected to guarantee that at least three cards of one suit are chosen.
How many cards must be selected from a standard deck of 52 cards to guarantee that at least three cards of the same suit are chosen?
One more card and I guarantee you that you will have at least 3 cards from the same suit. So the answer should be 9 cards.
How many ways May 4 cards be drawn randomly from a deck of 52 cards?
52!/4! 48! = 270,725 unique combinations of 4 cards. Out of a deck of 52 cards, what is the probability of getting one king and one queen?