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Is It Possible To Count To Infinity?

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Is It Possible To Count To Infinity?

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Posted October 10, 2011 at 4:00 PM (Answer #1)

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No. Any number that can be reached by counting or by representation of a number, even followed by billions of zeros, is a finite number. Infinite numbers are defined as being unbounded, or without limit.

Source: Motz, Lloyd, and Jefferson Hane Weaver. Conquering Mathematics, p. 17.

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