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Author:Doyle, Grinstead, Snell
Description: A paper on the rank-derangement problem, which asks for the number of permutations of a deck of cards such that each card is replaced by a card of a different rank, and which arises when computing the probability of winning the game of 'frustration solitaire'. The method of inclusion and exclusion is a simple yet powerful way of solving this problem. Accompanying Mathematica notebook and historical background.

Levels: College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Documents/Sketches/Galleries
Math Topics: Combinatorics, Probability

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