# What is the probability of selecting a spade from a deck of cards?

## What is the probability of selecting a spade from a deck of cards?

Hence for drawing a card from a deck, each outcome has probability 1/52. The probability of an event is the sum of the probabilities of the outcomes in the event, hence the probability of drawing a spade is 13/52 = 1/4, and the probability of drawing a king is 4/52 = 1/13.

### What is the chance that one card will be a spade that is exactly one card?

Answer: Thus, the probability that one card is a heart and one card is a spade is 13/102 which is roughly 0.1275.

#### What is the probability of drawing an ace or a spade?

There are 4 aces and 13 spades in a standard 52 card deck, but that double-counts the ace of spades. The probability of getting an ace or a spade is 16/52 or 4/13.

**What is the probability of getting an 8 from a deck of 52 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 single card is drawn from a standard deck of cards.