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)


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

2C1  26C5 = 131560