Jane shows John four playing cards: Ace of Spades, Two of Clubs, Three of Diamonds, and Four of Hearts. She shuffles the cards and places them face down on a table.
"I would like you to select two cards at random. If you select two cards of the same colour, I'll give you £1, if they're different, you give me £1. As there are two possible outcomes, we both stand an equal chance of winning £1." suggests Jane with a cheeky smile.
John's friend, James, secretly advises John, "Actually, there are three possible outcomes: black and red, black and black, red and red. As two of these outcomes is a win for you, I"d go for it!"
By finding the actual probability of John winning, show that neither Jane nor James are correct.