In the game of bridge, four players are dealt 13 cards each from a well-shuffled deck of 52 playing cards.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

(a)What is the probability that one of the players is dealt all the spades?

(b)What is the probability that one of the players holds a hand that is made up of only one suit?

(a) There is only one way to choose all 13 spades.

52C13 ways to choose any 13 cards

So, 1/(52C13)

(b) Since there are 4 different suits, the probability is 4/(52C13).

Does anyone know why my answers are wrong? Thanks.

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