Find the probability of drawing a black card in a single random draw from a well-shuffled pack of ordinary playing cards.

Question: Find the probability of drawing a black card in a single random draw from a well-shuffled pack of ordinary playing cards.

Solution:
Total number of outcomes = 52
No. of favourable outcomes = 26
Hence, p (drawing a black card) = 26/52 = 1/2.

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