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**Deck of Cards and Planck Time???**

This is truly unbelievable. I've checked my work multiple times, gotten it checked by others, and still the same answer remains.

There are more ways to rearrange a single deck of cards than there have been Planck times since the Universe began.

Number of formations of a single deck of cards:

52! = 52 x 51 x 50 x 49 ... 3 x 2 x 1

52! [tex]\approx[/tex] 8.066 x 10[tex]^{}67[/tex]

Number of Planck times (tp) since the Universe began (assuming the Universe is approx. 16 billion years old, which is generous):

(1 x 10[tex]^{}44[/tex]) x (60) x (60) x (24) x (365.5) x (1.6 x 10[tex]^{}10[/tex]) [tex]\approx[/tex] 5.053 x 10[tex]^{}61[/tex]

(tp in a sec)(sec in min)(min in hr)(hr in day)(day in yr)(yr since singularity)

8.066 x 10[tex]^{}67[/tex] > 5.053 x 10[tex]^{}61[/tex]

Keep in mind, a Planck time is the time it takes for light (in a vacuum) to travel a Planck length (1.6 x 10[tex]^{}-35[/tex] metres.