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Counting the 3-of-a-kind hands requires some care.

Question 24: Explain what is wrong with the following reasoning:

There are 52 ways to select the first card that is a part of the 3-of-a-kind. . True!

Then there are ways to pick the other two cards to make up the 3-of-a-kind. . Yes!

Finally, there are ways to pick the other two cards. . ← Here!

Pickinganyof the other 48 cards, we could get a Pair, forming a Full House.two