Question

To play a particular card game, each player is dealt five cards from a standard deck of 52 cards. How many different han...


To play a particular card game, each player is dealt five cards from a standard deck of 52 cards. How
many different hands are possible?

Answer

Given,

Each player is dealt five cards from a standard deck of 52 cards.

 

 

To find,

How many different hands are possible?

 

Answer:

Here we use  commbination formula to find required different hands:

nr = n!r! (n-r)!525 = 52!5! (52 - 5)! = 2598960

 

 

Therefore, 2598960 different hands are possible.

 

 

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