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Rod Jr 12-29-2005 06:25 PM

Probability of overcards for pocket pairs 10 UP
 
Here is a math question for you number gurus out there.

What is the probability of an overcard on the flop.

Pocket 10

Pocket JJ

Pocket QQ

Pocket KK

lightw1thoutheat 12-29-2005 08:31 PM

Re: Probability of overcards for pocket pairs 10 UP
 
tt- 1-34/49*34/48*34/47 =64.4%(34=non j,q,k,a)
jj-1-38/49*38/48*38/47=50.4%
qq-1-42/49*42/48*42/47=33.0%
kk-1-46/49*46/48*46/47=11.9%

KSOT 12-29-2005 08:52 PM

Re: Probability of overcards for pocket pairs 10 UP
 
Of course, the chances that someone will pair an overcard are slightly less, since you'd have to subtract 1 from each group of overs in those formulas.


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