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Trouble with Yahtzee

  1. Oct 21, 2008 #1
    The probability of getting a full house in Yahtzee,
    here is my answer: (6C1)(5C3)(5C1)(5C2)=3000
    but from different sources, the correct answer is 300
    Where did I make the mistake? Please help me.
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  3. Oct 22, 2008 #2


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    Since a probabilty must be between 0 and 1, neither of those is correct! Did you mean "the number of different ways"? In any case, it is impossible to tell what you did wrong since you didn't post what you did!
  4. Oct 22, 2008 #3
    Sorry I meant that the numerator I got was 3000 as in 3000/7776
    where the correct answer is 300/7776
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