# What is the probability of getting a red card from a well shuffled deck of 52 cards?

## What is the probability of getting a red card from a well shuffled deck of 52 cards?

Drawing one card, your chance of picking a red one is 50%. We say the probability of choosing a red card is 26/52 (=1/2).

## What is the probability of drawing a red card or a king?

Provided a standard poker deck of 52 cards (4 faces; values 2 through 10 and Jack, Queen, King, Ace) the probability of getting red is 0.5 since 2 of the 4 faces are red. The probability for getting a king is 1/13 since there are 13 different card values.

**What is the probability of drawing a royal flush in 5 cards?**

0.000154%Frequency of 5-card poker hands as above. The royal flush is a case of the straight flush. It can be formed 4 ways (one for each suit), giving it a probability of 0.000154% and odds of 649,739 : 1.

### Does a deck of 52 cards include the jokers?

A standard deck has 52 cards without including jokers. If you include the jokers it is 54. There are 52 cards in a standard deck. There are four different suits: Diamonds, Clubs, Hearts, and Spades.