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difference between finite and infinite - mathematics

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what is the difference between finite and infinite?

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Jun 14, 2012
Finite and Infinite
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Answer:

1. Finite means a number value that is measureable.

Examples can be seen everywhere in daily life: how many restaurants are located within 2 blocks of where you live, how many fish live in the sea, how fast can your car go, how long does it take to eat breakfast, how long does it take light to travel to earth from the nearest star, etc.

2. An infinite number value means the number is so large it cannot be measured.

Saying something is infinite is often used as a dramatic, rhetorical flourish which only means the number is large (but not infinite): there are an infinite number of job possibilities, there is an infinite supply of coal reserves; infinite wisdom; infinite amount of patience; infinite set of problems, etc.





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