My math is limited to that taken in an engineering curriculum many years ago.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I hope someone might help me on this:

A statement I'm not sure is correct, followed by a question I’m not sure is properly posed.

It must always be possible to add another imaginary coin to an imaginary pile. If one tosses this pile into the air there is a possibility that all coins will land “heads up”. It follows that there is always less than an infinite number of possibilities.

If above is true, is there some maximum number of all possible outcomes?

This question arises due to an article I read recently, wherein the author stated something like “in a given Hubbell volume…. 10^118 is the maximum number of possibilities”. I can’t recall where I read it, nor the exact statement.

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# Maximum number of possilities?

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