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    Question Number of card hands.

    Not entirely sure how to do this. Would appreciate some help.

    In a game of poker, five players are each dealt 5 cards from a 52-card deck. How many ways are there to deal the cards?
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    Quote Originally Posted by steph3824 View Post
    Not entirely sure how to do this. Would appreciate some help.

    In a game of poker, five players are each dealt 5 cards from a 52-card deck. How many ways are there to deal the cards?
    \displaystyle {52 \choose 5} \cdot  {47 \choose 5} \cdot  {42 \choose 5} \cdot  {37 \choose 5} \cdot  {32 \choose 5} = ....
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