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August 25th, 2013, 03:38 AM   #1
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First and last card in a deck

Hey there,

I am stuck with this problem:
given is a set of 52(4x13) playing cards. What is the probability that the first and the last card in the stack are both queens?

Any hints?
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Re: First and last card in a deck

Hello, thnake!

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Given is a deck of 52 playing cards.
What is the probability that the first and the last card in the stack are both Queens?







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August 25th, 2013, 09:40 AM   #3
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Re: First and last card in a deck

oh dear!

i was thinking way too complicated

Thanks a lot!
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