# Answer to Question #21097 in Combinatorics | Number Theory for Akash

Question #21097

How many cards must you pick up from a standard 52 card deck to be sure of getting

at least one red card.

at least one red card.

Expert's answer

You have to take all black cards + 1 card to be 100% sure,that there will be at least 1 red card.

So that is 52/2 +1 = 28

Thus, you have to take 28 cards

So that is 52/2 +1 = 28

Thus, you have to take 28 cards

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