# What is the chance of picking a king from a deck of cards?

## What is the chance of picking a king from a deck of cards?

The probability of picking up an ace or a king is 8/52 since in a deck of 52 cards there are 4 aces and 4 kings, which totals 8.

## Who do the 4 kings in a deck of cards represent?

Many people believe that each of the 4 kings in a deck of cards represents a great ruler of the past. The King of Spades is said to be David, King of Israel; the king of Clubs is supposed to be Alexander the Great; the king of Hearts, the French King Charlemagne; and the king of Diamonds is the Roman Caesar Augustus.

## What is the probability of getting an 8 from a deck of 52 cards?

1.92%# Although not requested, if an 8 from a specific suit was required, the Probability would be: (1/52) or 0.0192 or 1.92%. A single card is drawn from a standard deck of cards.

## What is the probability of drawing a 3 from a deck of cards?

A standard deck of playing cards has four suits — each suit has 3 face cards. That means a standard deck already contains twelve face cards, so the probability of getting three is 100%. Or did you mean “What is the chance of getting 3 face cards by picking only three cards without replacement?”