# How do you do the 13 card trick?

## How do you do the 13 card trick?

Starting with one more than the value of the card (counting Ace as 1, Jack as 11, Queen as 12 and King as 13), count out cards on top of it until you reach 13. For example, if the top card is a 7, place it face down on the table and then deal 6 cards face down on top of it, counting “8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13”.

**How large is 52 factorial?**

52! is approximately 8.0658e67. For an exact representation, view a factorial table or try a “new-school” calculator, one that understands long integers. A billion years currently equals 3.seconds; however, the addition of leap seconds due to the deceleration of Earth’s orbit introduces some variation.

**How many different card combinations are there?**

There are 52 cards in each deck, meaning that the total possible combinations would equal 52! (52 factorial) which is equal to 8.06e+67. This number is MASSIVE. So massive that I really doubt that many people would be able to wrap their heads around it without explanation.

### How many combinations of 3 numbers are there?

720

**How many combinations of 4 cards are there?**

24 ways

**Can you have a straight with 4 cards?**

A four card straight is a straight, a four card flush is a flush, and a four card straight flush is a straight flush. Unlike the player, the dealer receives six cards to make their best 4-card poker hand. Because of this advantage, the dealer does not have to make a qualifying hand to play.

#### How many different 3 card hands are possible?

1 Expert Answer To answer a), we note that there 52 ways to choose the first card, 51 ways to choose the second card, and 50 ways to choose the third card, for a total of 132,600 ways.

**How many different 5 card hands are possible?**

First, count the number of five-card hands that can be dealt from a standard deck of 52 cards. We did this previously, and found that there are 2,598,960 distinct poker hands. Next, count the number of ways that five cards can be dealt to produce one pair.