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Response to cpwm17 (Original post)

Sat May 10, 2014, 06:20 AM

3. You are confusing large numbers, which are finite

with infinities, which by definition are not.

The Shannon number for chess is around 10[sup]43[/sup] and Avogadro's Constant is 6.022 x 10[sup]23[/sup]. Using large numbers can make a problem intractable but not unsolvable.

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