How many ways can you

in over 6 billion ways! 
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Simple! We just need to work out 52x51x50x49x48....x4x3x2x1 and the answer is:
That's about the same as an 8 with 67 zeros after it.
Exactly how big is this number? Let's have a think about it.
The dinosaurs died out 65,000,000 years ago, and the earth itself is 4,500,000,000 years old. Four and a half billion years seems like a long time, yes?
Now let's suppose that all the people on Earth started to arrange packs of cards at the rate of one pack, per person, per second. It would take 600,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 years to get all the possible arrangements!
So you can be pretty sure that every time you shuffle a pack of cards, you are creating an arrangement that has never existed before. You're making history!
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