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# Five cards are drawn at random from an ordinary deck of 52 cards.?

In how many ways is it possible to draw two red cards and three black cards?

a. 845,000 ways

b. 422,500 ways

c. 1,690,000 ways

d. 1,267,500 ways

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- Pi R SquaredLv 71 decade agoBest Answer
Hi,

Any 2 of 26 red cards times any 3 of 26 black cards equals:

26nCr2* 26nCr3 = 845,000

The answer is a. 845,000 ways

I hope that helps!! :-)

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