How many 5-card hands having exactly 3 aces are there?

Need help with math hw. I forgot how to solve this type of problem

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  • 9 years ago
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    There are 4 aces, so there are 4C3 ways to choose 3 aces.

    There are 48 non-aces, so there are 48C2 ways to choose the 2 non-aces.

    That gives a total of (4C3)(48C2) possible hands, ignoring the order.

  • David
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    9 years ago

    4 aces, so there are 4C3 ways to choose 3 aces.

    48 non-aces, so there are 48C2 ways to choose the 2 non-aces.

    total of (4C3)(48C2) possible hands, ignoring the order.

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