De D.

asked • 02/25/17

Please help combinations and permutations

please I need help with this question. I need an explanation.
1- In a cribbage game with 2 people, each player is dealt 6 cards to start a round. How many 6-card hands are possible?
would it be C(52, 6) or (52, 6) + (46, 6) for the 2nd player. or is it C(52, 12)

2-In a cribbage game with 3 or more people, only 5 cards are dealt to each player. How many fewer 5-card hands are available than 6-card hands?

1 Expert Answer


Kenneth S. answered • 02/25/17

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