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The card game Cribbage uses a standard 52 card deck. Each player is dealt 4 cards, and the order doesnt matter. How many...


The card game Cribbage uses a standard 52 card deck. Each player is dealt 4 cards, and the order doesnt matter. How many different 4 card hands are possible?

Answer

The number of combinations of 4 card from the set of 52 cards is,

n=C452=52×51×50×494×3×2×1=270725

Thus, there 270725 such 4 card hands are possible.

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