Practice!

Sample Problem

How many 5 – card hands drawn from a standard deck of 52 cards (2 colors, 4 suits, 13 different cards for each suit) have all five cards being the same color?

hands (leave out the commas in your answer)

Solution

We would be looking at the combinations of drawing 1 of the 2 colors and the 26 cards of each color.

2C1  26C5 = 131560