# From a regular deck of 52 playing cards, you turn over a 6 and then a 7. What is the probability tha

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From a regular deck of 52 playing cards, you turn over a 6 and then a 7. What is the probability that the next card you turn over will be a face card?

Key phrases: 52 card standard deck so you know there's no tricks or missing cards.

Calculate the number of face cards in a standard 52 card deck
First, we know that face cards = (J, K, Q)
We also know that there are 4 suits (Hearts, Diamonds, Spades, Clubs)
Total Face Cards = 3 face card types * 4 possible suits = 12 face cards

Calculate total face down cards
First card, you turn over a 6
Next card, you turn over a 7

This means, we have 52 cards - 2 cards from the draws = 50 cards left in the deck which are face down.

P(Face Card) = Total Face Cards / Total Cards in the Deck Face Down
P(Face Card) = 12/50

Simplifying this fraction using our math engine, we get:
P(Face Card) = 6/25