Statistics (12th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Probability - Exercises 3.112 - 3.137 - Applying the Concepts - Advanced: 3.137b

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Assume that all 13 cards are hearts. Since 5 cards needs to be drawn, so 13! / 5! (13-5)! = 13! / 5! 7! = 1,287 There are 4 suits, so Possible flushes = 4 x 1287 = 5,148 P(flush) = 5,148 / 2,598,960 = 0.002

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