# What are the odds you draw a face card from a deck of 52 cards?

## What are the odds you draw a face card from a deck of 52 cards?

There are 52 cards in a deck… 12 of these are Face Cards (the J – Q – K of all four suits). The probability of getting one of these is therefore 12 out of 52 — or 12/52, which is 23%.

What is the probability of getting an 8 from a deck of 52 playing cards?

1.92%# Although not requested, if an 8 from a specific suit was required, the Probability would be: (1/52) or 0.0192 or 1.92%. A card is drawn from a deck of 52 cards.

### What is the probability of drawing a diamond card from a standard deck of 52 playing cards?

The probability of drawing a diamond-faced card from a pack of 52 playing cards is easy to determine. Since there are 13 diamond-faced cards in the deck, the probability becomes 13/52 = 1/4 = 0.25.

What is the probability that a card drawn from a deck of 52 cards is not a heart?

The probability would then be calculated as: <number of non-hearts> / <total number of cards considered> = 39/52 = 3/4.