When I pick a random number on a number line made out of integers, starting from zero and expanding infinite to the right, what can I say about the position of this random number ?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

To the right the amount of numbers is infinite.

To the left is an amount, a number, so that is finite, but it has an ´almost´ infinite big chance of being the biggest number ever. (and of course if could also be, for example, 103 or a googolplexian, but there is an almost infinite small chance it will be that small...).

Does that make sense ? Please comment on this.

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# What lies left of a random number on a line of integers

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