A playing card is a piece of specially prepared card stock, heavy paper, thin cardboard, plastic-coated paper, cotton-paper blend, or thin plastic that is marked with distinguishing motifs. Often the front and back of each card has a finish to make handling easier. They are most commonly used for playing card games, and are also used in magic tricks, cardistry, card throwing, and card houses; cards may also be collected. Some patterns of Tarot playing card are also used for divination, although
A set of playing cards are divided into “suits.” The suits we are most familiar with today are hearts, diamonds, clubs, and spades. However, in the past, suits could also include cups, swords, clubs, and coins. Each card will bear a number of “pips.” These symbols denoted not only the suit of the card, but also the value.
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The number of cards in a pack of playing cards is 52. It consists of 4 suits of 13 cards. They are spades, hearts, clubs, and diamonds. Spades and clubs are black while hearts and diamonds are red. Each suit contains an ace, king, queen, jack or knaves, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, and 2. King, Queen, and Jack (or Knaves) are called the face cards.
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In a pack or deck of 52 playing cards, they are divided into 4 suits of 13 cards each i.e. spades ♠ hearts ♥, diamonds ♦, clubs ♣. Cards of Spades and clubs are black cards. Cards of hearts and diamonds are red cards. The card in each suit, are ace, king, queen, jack or knaves, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2. King, Queen and Jack (or Knaves) are face cards.
Deck of playing Cards There are total 52 playing cards 4 suits – Spade, Heart, Club, Diamond 13 cards in each suit 4 Aces 4 Kings 4 Queens 4 Jacks 1 King 1 Queen 1 Jack 1 Ace 2-10 Cards Total = 13 1 King 1 Queen 1 Jack 1 Ace 2-10 Cards Total = 13 1 King 1 Queen 1 Jack 1 Ace 2-10 Cards Total = 13 1 King 1 Queen 1 Jack 1 Ace 2-10 Cards Total = 13 Face cards are King + Queen + Jack So, Total Face cards = 3 × 4 = 12 cards
So there are 26 red cards and 26 black cards. Each rank has four cards in it (one for each of the four suits). This means there are four nines, four tens and so on. The jacks, queens, and kings are all considered face cards. Thus there are three face cards for each suit and a total of 12 face cards in the deck. The deck does not include any jokers.