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Rocky asked in Games & RecreationCard Games · 10 years ago

8 different cards, of which 4 RED and 4 BLACK, are dealt to 2 players so that ech get a hand of 4 cards?

Calculate

a) total no. of different of hands which a given player could recieve

b) the prob that each player recieves a hand consisting of 4 cards all of the same colour

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  • M3
    Lv 7
    10 years ago
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    qa

    8c4 = 8!/4!4! = 70 hands <---------

    qb

    there are 2 ways only that a player can get all 4 cards of the same color

    Pr = 2/70 = 1/35 <---------

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