SOLUTION: two cards are drawn from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. Find the probability of a. two red aces b. two honor cards ( A K Q J 10)

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 Question 183467: two cards are drawn from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. Find the probability of a. two red aces b. two honor cards ( A K Q J 10)Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! two cards are drawn from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. Find the probability of a. two red aces Assuming no replacement: The 1st draw has a chance of 2 in 52 = 1 in 26. The 2nd draw has a chance of 1 in 51. Overall, it's 1 in 26*51 = 1 in 1326. ---------------------------- b. two honor cards ( A K Q J 10) The 1st draw has a chance of 20/52 = 5/13. The 2nd draw has a chance of 19/51. 20*19/13*51 = 380/663