The standard 52 deck of playing cards is the most common pack of playing cards used across the globe today. Most popularly they are widely available in English speaking countries such as America and the UK.

Let’s have a look at some of the common questions that are associated with the standard deck of playing cards…

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## How many cards are in a deck?

**There are 52 cards in a deck of cards. These are split into 4 different suits which are Hearts, Diamonds, Spades and Clubs. Each suit has 13 cards, 10 non face cards ranging from Ace to ten and 3 face cards which are Jack, Queen and King. **

So if there are 13 cards of each suit and 4 different suits in a deck then we work this out by multiplying 13 by 4 which equals 52 cards in total.

There are 26 red cards in a deck of cards, these are all heart and diamond suited cards. The remaining 26 cards are black in colour and include all spade and club suited cards.

## Are there 52 or 54 cards in a deck?

**There are 52 cards in a standard deck of cards however many decks of cards include two Joker cards which brings this total up to 54 cards. Most users omit the Jokers completely as they have no use. Joker cards are typically used as spares for lost and damaged cards.**

## What are the cards in a deck?

**There are 52 cards in a standard deck of cards, these are:**

**Ace of Clubs****Two of Clubs****Three of Clubs****Four of Clubs****Five of Clubs****Six of Clubs****Seven of Clubs****Eight of Clubs****Nine of Clubs****Ten of Clubs****Jack of Clubs****Queen of Clubs****King of Clubs**

**Ace of Spades****Two of Spades****Three of Spades****Four of Spades****Five of Spades****Six of Spades****Seven of Spades****Eight of Spades****Nine of Spades****Ten of Spades****Jack of Spades****Queen of Spades****King of Spades**

**Ace of Hearts****Two of Hearts****Three of Hearts****Four of Hearts****Five of Hearts****Six of Hearts****Seven of Hearts****Eight of Hearts****Nine of Hearts****Ten of Hearts****Jack of Hearts****Queen of Hearts****King of Hearts**

**Ace of Diamonds****Two of Diamonds****Three of Diamonds****Four of Diamonds****Five of Diamonds****Six of Diamonds****Seven of Diamonds****Eight of Diamonds****Nine of Diamonds****Ten of Diamonds****Jack of Diamonds****Queen of Diamonds****King of Diamonds**

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## How many combinations in a deck of cards?

**Since there are 52 cards in a deck of cards there is only 1 combination in a deck of cards. A combination means the order of the cards is unimportant so the only possible combination is all of the 52 cards in the deck which means this can only be done once.**

## How many ace of hearts are in a deck of cards?

There is only one Ace of hearts in a 52 card deck. There are three other Aces in a deck of cards, however these are the Ace of diamonds, the Ace of Spades and the Ace of Clubs. The Ace of hearts has 3 red hearts printed on it. 1 in the middle and 2 in the opposing corners.

## How many red ace cards are in a deck?

There are 2 red ace cards in a deck of cards. These are the ace of hearts and the ace of diamonds. There are two other aces in a deck of cards however these are black aces. The black aces are the ace of spades and the ace of clubs.

## What is the probability of drawing a king from a deck of cards?

There are 4 kings in a standard deck of 52 cards so the probability of drawing a king is 4/52. *This can be simplified into 1/13 or a 7.69% probability of choosing a king from a deck of cards. *

## How many 2 of clubs are in a deck of cards?

There is only one 2 of clubs in a 52 card deck. There are three other 2s in a deck of cards, however these are the 2 of diamonds, the 2 of spades and the 2 of hearts. The 2 of clubs has 4 black clubs printed on it. 2 in the middle and 2 in the opposing corners.

## What is the probability of drawing a club from a deck of cards?

There are 13 club cards in a standard deck of 52 cards so the probability of drawing a clubs is 13/52. *This can be simplified into 1/4 or a 25% probability of getting a club in a deck of cards. *

## How many 10 of clubs are in a deck of cards?

There is only one 10 of clubs in a 52 card deck. There are three other 10s in a deck of cards, however these are the 10 of diamonds, the 10 of spades and the 10 of hearts. The 10 of clubs has 12 black clubs printed on it. 10 in the middle and 2 in the opposing corners.

## What is the probability of drawing a black card from a deck?

There are 26 black cards and 26 red cards in a standard deck of 52 cards so the probability of drawing a black card is 26/52. *This can be simplified into 1/2 or a 50% probability of drawing a black card from a standard deck of cards. *

## How many twos are in a deck of cards?

There are four twos in a deck of cards. Each of the twos has a different suit. These are the two of hearts, two of diamonds, two of spades and the two of clubs. The two of hearts and two of diamonds are both red in colour however the two of spades and the two of clubs are black in colour.

## How many 3s in a deck of cards?

There are four 3s in a deck of cards. Each of the 3s has a different suit. These are the 3 of hearts, 3 of diamonds, 3 of spades and the 3 of clubs. The 3 of hearts and 3 of diamonds are both red in colour however the 3 of spades and the 3 of clubs are black in colour.

## What is the probability of drawing a 5 from a deck of cards?

There are four 5s in a standard deck of 52 cards so the probability of drawing a 5 is 4/52. *This can be simplified into 1/13 or a 7.69% probability of choosing a 5 from a deck of cards. *

## How many 3 of spades are in a deck of cards?

There is only one 3 of spades in a 52 card deck. There are three other 3s in a deck of cards, however these are the 3 of diamonds, the 3 of clubs and the 3 of hearts. The 3 of spades has 5 black spades printed on it. 3 in the middle and 2 in the opposing corners.