What is probabilty of modified hand?

timer Asked: Jul 12th, 2015

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Suppose you draw a five-card hand from the deck and get four cards that that would make a straight if you could replace the fifth card. (e.g. J 10 9 8 3 or K 7 6 4 3). If you are allowed to discard the fifth card and draw one at random from the remaining 47 cards, what is the probability that your modified hand will be a straight?

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