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Topic: probability of card dealing
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Mark Rickert

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Re: probability of card dealing
Posted: Feb 4, 2014 10:46 PM
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In this case, I think it's easier to just compute the probability of being dealt A/K from a 50-card deck that is missing one A and one K.
3*3 = 9 ways to be dealt A/K
C(50,2) = 1225 ways to be dealt two cards from 50
Probability is 9/1225.



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