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Probability question help

  1. Mar 23, 2005 #1


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    how to solve it..
    what is the probability that each player has a hand containing an ace when the 52 cards of a standard deck are dealt to four players?
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  3. Mar 23, 2005 #2


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    The probability that the first person gets one ace * the probability of the second....

    IE how likely is it that a player gets exactly on ace in 13/52 cards? How likely for 13/(52-13)? etc..
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