# SOLUTION: Find the probability of getting 2 face cards (king, queen, jack) when 3 cards are drawn from a deck without replacement. Please help!!

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 Question 578576: Find the probability of getting 2 face cards (king, queen, jack) when 3 cards are drawn from a deck without replacement. Please help!!Answer by stanbon(57337)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Find the probability of getting 2 face cards (king, queen, jack) when 3 cards are drawn from a deck without replacement. ------- There are 12 face cards. # of ways to succeed: 12C2*40C1 = 66*40 = 2640 ---- # of random triples: 52C3 = 22100 ---------- Probility = 2640/22100 = 0.1195 ================================== Cheers, Stan H.