# What is the order of suits in cards?

## What is the order of suits in cards?

When suit ranking is applied, the two most common conventions are: Alphabetical order: clubs (lowest), followed by diamonds, hearts, and spades (highest). This ranking is used in the game of bridge. Alternating colors: diamonds (lowest), followed by clubs, hearts, and spades (highest).

What is the chance of choosing a face card from a deck of 52 playing cards?

There are four 5s and 12 face cards in a standard 52 card deck, so the probability of getting a face card or a 5 is 16/52 or 4/13.

### What do the symbols mean on playing cards?

The four suits in playing cards, clubs, diamonds, hearts, and spades, collectively represent the four elements (wind, fire, water, and earth), the seasons, and cardinal directions. They represent the struggle of opposing forces for victory in life. The thirteen cards in each suit represent the thirteen lunar months.

What is in a standard 52 card deck?

A "standard" deck of playing cards consists of 52 Cards in each of the 4 suits of Spades, Hearts, Diamonds, and Clubs. Each suit contains 13 cards: Ace, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, Jack, Queen, King. Historically, this is the French or Anglo-American deck.