Aptitude - Probability - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Probability - General Questions (Q.No. 14)
One card is drawn at random from a pack of 52 cards. What is the probability that the card drawn is a face card (Jack, Queen and King only)?
Answer: Option

Clearly, there are 52 cards, out of which there are 12 face cards.

P (getting a face card) = 12 = 3 .
52 13

39 comments Page 1 of 4.

Rashmi said:   1 decade ago
Isn't Ace also a face card? in that case it would be 16/52

Frank said:   1 decade ago
There are only 3 face cards in one set and there are 4 different sets, face cards are cards on which pictures are printed like jack, king, queen.

Partha said:   1 decade ago
Yes you are right because the term face card relates to the images of human faces that can be found on the Kings, Queens and Jacks in a regular deck of cards.

Srinivas said:   1 decade ago
I think face card means which are don't have numbers.

Rohit said:   1 decade ago
Ace also includes in face cards.

Sateesh said:   1 decade ago
Ace doesn't comes under face card. King, queen and jack are called as face cards. There are 12 face cards.

Ramya said:   1 decade ago
In R.S agarwal the ace is specified as face card. So totally we have 16 face cards.

Souvik said:   1 decade ago
According to my opinion, ace is a face card, thus the ans is 16/52.

RITS said:   1 decade ago
A deck of modern (Anglo-American) playing cards has the following face cards:

* Jack
* Queen
* King
by wikipedia

Rahul said:   1 decade ago
Ok dudes either it is 16 or 12? Which one we shud follow. Every one are correct.

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