How Many Diamond Face Cards are in a Deck of Cards?

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How many Diamond Face Cards are in a deck of cards?
How many Diamond Face Cards are in a deck of cards?

Although not as common of a question, sometimes people will ask how many Diamond face cards are in a deck of cards?  I’ll answer that question in this post, along with other relevant questions.

What are the Face Cards?

The face cards are all the Jacks, Queens and Kings in a deck of 52 cards.  They are called face cards because they have pictures of royalty persons on them, each with a face.  This is in contrast to the number cards, which only have pips.

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What are the Diamond Face Cards?

The Diamond face cards are the face cards that belong to the Diamonds suit.  There are 4 suits in a deck, the Diamonds being one of those suits.  Each suit has one of each face card.

The Diamond Face Cards are the:

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  • Jack of Diamonds
  • Queen of Diamonds
  • King of Diamonds

How Many Face Cards are in a Deck?

There are a total of 12 face cards in a deck of cards.  This is because there are 3 face cards, the Jack, the Queen and the King.  And, there are 4 suits.  Each suit has one of each face card.

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How Many Diamond Face Cards are in a Deck?

There are 3 Diamond face cards in a deck.  This is because there are 3 face cards in a deck, the Jack, Queen and King.  And each suit gets one of each of these face cards.  This means that the Diamonds has 3 face cards.

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What is the Probability of Getting a Diamond Face Card?

Since there are 3 Diamond face cards in a deck, this means the chance of drawing a Diamond face card out of a deck of 52 cards, would be 3/52.

Learn more about Playing Card Probability.