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A person selects 2 cards without replacement from a standard deck of cards. What is the probability that he select a heart, given that he has selected a face card?

So my solution is P(getting a heart|getting a face card) = 13/52

is that correct?

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Your answer is correct. One needs some justification. Also there is some ambiguity in the question. Was selection in order, meaning probability second is a heart given first was face card? Or are we asking for the probability of at least one heart given we have at least one face card? – André Nicolas Sep 26 '13 at 17:10

Hint: The events of a card being a face card and a card being a heart are independent. So does it really matter that the first chosen card is a face card?

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