My Math Forum probability of cards with 2 players

 October 1st, 2011, 02:38 PM #1 Newbie   Joined: Oct 2011 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0 probability of cards with 2 players Hi there, I have this problem: In a card game with two players (I and II) used only the 16 picture cards, each player gets 4 cards for each "distribute" <- I do not know if this is the right word in in English. Can anyone help ?
 October 1st, 2011, 04:53 PM #2 Senior Member     Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 520 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs Re: probability of cards with 2 players We have two player each dealt four of the 16 "picture cards" for a hand. I assume Jack through Ace of each suit. For what event are you asked to compute the probability?
 October 2nd, 2011, 12:01 AM #3 Newbie   Joined: Oct 2011 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0 Re: probability of cards with 2 players Yes it is true that it's Jack to Ace of each suit. I want to calculate the probability that participant 1 is assigned at least 3 red cards at the distribution.

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