Royal Flush

3 Act Math

Act 1

1. Will he get a royal flush?
2. Write down a guess.

Act 2

3. What information would be useful to figure this out?
4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.

All six hands revealed…

Revealed Hands

The 4 cards that have been revealed…

The Flop

And the three burn cards…

Burn Cards

Act 3


5. What were the odds of getting a straight?
6. What was the most likely result of the game?
7. Which of the six hands had the best chance of winning?

Common Core Standards
Calculate expected values and use them to solve problems
Use probability to evaluate outcomes of decisions
make predictions and determine solutions using theoretical probability for simple and compound events