# SOLUTION: A card is randomly drawn from an ordinary deck of playing cards. What is the probability that the card is a king or a diamond

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 444580: A card is randomly drawn from an ordinary deck of playing cards. What is the probability that the card is a king or a diamond Answer by solver91311(16868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! There are 52 possible outcomes when you draw one card from a standard deck. Hence, 52 is the denominator of your probability fraction. There are two ways to look at calculating the numerator. You can say that there are 13 diamonds plus 3 kings that are not diamonds for a total of 16, or you can say that there are 12 diamonds that are not a king plus 4 kings, again for a total of 16. So, 16 over 52. You just need to reduce the fraction. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it