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# what's the probability of getting 4 of a kind in a standard

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what's the probability of getting 4 of a kind in a standard 52 card deck?
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11 Mar 2005, 18:26
=(13 X 4C4)/52C4
Correct guys, if any i am not good in P&C.
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11 Mar 2005, 23:22
The answer is correct, but why 4C4?

There are 13 ways out of 52C4, which has all four of same kinds, hence

Probability = 13/52C4

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11 Mar 2005, 23:22
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