[ExI] giga-parsec^3

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 07:01:06 UTC 2016

On Sun, Dec 4, 2016 at 10:24 PM, Chris Hibbert <hibbert at mydruthers.com> wrote:
> Have you heard the story where some guy in the back of the room at a
> seminars respond to the idea of a googol as a pretty big number with "most
> are bigger"?

Technically that is true, so long as one is only talking positive
numbers: even a googol is less than half of infinity, so most of the
positive numbers that exist are more than a googol.  (If one removes
that restriction, the halfway point is zero, and the majority of
numbers - all negative numbers, zero, and all positive numbers less
than X - are less than any given positive number X.)

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