A card is drawn from a deck of 52 cards. The event E is that card is not an ace of hearts. The number of outcomes favourable to E is

(A)4   (B) 13      (C) 48   (D) 51

 

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Question 13 A card is drawn from a deck of 52 cards. The event E is that card is not an ace of hearts. The number of outcomes favourable to E is 4 (B) 13 (C) 48 (D) 51 Given that Event E: E is that card is not an ace of hearts Therefore, Event not E: E is that card is an ace of hearts Now, Number of outcomes favorable to E = Total outcomes − Number of outcomes not favorable to E = Total number of cards − Number of ace of heart cards = 52 − 1 = 51 So, the correct answer is (D)

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