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# 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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- Randy PLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
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.

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- DavidLv 59 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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