
deathstar United States. Dec 05 2017 13:37. Posts 111   
Say we have A5s and want to know the chances that the board flops a gutshot.
Whats the chance we flop 32x 42x or 43x with a5s? 

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Stroggoz New Zealand. Dec 05 2017 20:05. Posts 4621   
probability was the area of math i didnt study
I imagine this is a simple combinatorics problem. Havn't done this in a while, but you represent all possible flops as the sample space, there are 22,100 of them i think. Then represent flopping a gutshot as an event.
The formula will look like P(A) = A/S, where P(A) is probably of the event of flopping a gutshot, and A=size of event, S=size of sample space.
ill use combinations instead of permutations, so order doesn't matter.
the sample space of all flops is 52!/(3!x49!)=22,100
Can't figure out the event of flopping a gutshot right now. 

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deathstar United States. Dec 06 2017 19:25. Posts 111   
Your math is weird Stroggoz. That's some event horizon mathematics.


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deathstar United States. Dec 07 2017 02:58. Posts 111   
50*49*48=117600
117600 different flops 



Stroggoz New Zealand. Dec 07 2017 06:29. Posts 4621   
sure, its 117600 different flops if order matters, but it doesn't. there is no difference between AdKdTs and TsKdAd. there are 6 ways to order every flop, and therefore you divide 117600 by 6 and get 22,100. well actually, you dont since i wasn't counting 2 cards in my hand


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Oly United Kingdom. Dec 12 2017 09:41. Posts 3576   
(12x8x46+12x43x8+40x12x8)/(52x51x50)
Whatever that is. This excludes flopping straights. 

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legitxeris United States. Sep 15 2018 07:30. Posts 4   
I don't think it is even worth knowing because the chances are probably 5% or a lot less.
If you wanted to know if an As/10s would have a high chance of flopping a straight or flush draw or top pair, then I would be interested. 


