Re: shuffling a deck of cards

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• Subject: [mg31786] Re: shuffling a deck of cards
• From: bghiggins at ucdavis.edu (Brian Higgins)
• Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2001 04:25:00 -0500 (EST)
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```Peterangelo

Try this,

<< DiscreteMath`Combinatorica`

shuffleDeck = Map[Flatten[FullDeck][[#]] &, RandomPermutation[52]]

Cheers,

Brian

peterangelo at mindspring.com (Peter Dimitriou) wrote in message news:<9ua3bv\$17h\$1 at smc.vnet.net>...
> To Whom it may concern,
>
> the following is a deck of cards that needs to be shuffled, how would
> I do this using the Sort Command
>
> Clubset=Array[clubs, 13]
>
> {clubs[1],clubs[2],clubs[3],clubs[4],clubs[5],clubs[6],clubs[7],clubs[8],
>   clubs[9],clubs[10],clubs[11],clubs[12],clubs[13]}
>
> Diamondset=Array[diamonds, 13]
>
> {diamonds[1],diamonds[2],diamonds[3],diamonds[4],diamonds[5],diamonds[6],
>   diamonds[7],diamonds[8],diamonds[9],diamonds[10],diamonds[11],diamonds[12],
>   diamonds[13]}
>
>
>
> Heartset=Array[Heart, 13]
>
> {Heart[1],Heart[2],Heart[3],Heart[4],Heart[5],Heart[6],Heart[7],Heart[8],
>   Heart[9],Heart[10],Heart[11],Heart[12],Heart[13]}
>
>
> {{clubs[1],clubs[2],clubs[3],clubs[4],clubs[5],clubs[6],clubs[7],clubs[8],
>     clubs[9],clubs[10],clubs[11],clubs[12],clubs[13]},{diamonds[1],
>     diamonds[2],diamonds[3],diamonds[4],diamonds[5],diamonds[6],diamonds[7],
>     diamonds[8],diamonds[9],diamonds[10],diamonds[11],diamonds[12],
>     diamonds[13]},{Heart[1],Heart[2],Heart[3],Heart[4],Heart[5],Heart[6],
>     Heart[7],Heart[8],Heart[9],Heart[10],Heart[11],Heart[12],