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  • one year ago

A deck of 52 cards is mixed well, and 5 cards are dealt.What is the probability that a hand will consist entirely of a single suit?

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  1. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    taking 1 card at a time P(say Spade) = 1/4 ( because there are 13 spades out of 52) 2nd card P(spade) = 12/51 3rd card = 11/50 so can you tell me the next 2 probabilities of getting a spade?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    10/49 and 9/48??

  3. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    right now as all these probabilities are independent to get P(5 spades) you multiply them all together

  4. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    1/4 * 12/51 * 11/50 * 10/49 * 9/48

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