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After bitcoin becomes too expensive for the average person to deal with it in whole bitcoins (already the case for some people), we will begin dealing, speaking, and thinking in smaller units like millibitcoin and microbitcoin, but the most elemental bitcoin unit is the satoshi. How many satoshis are there (or at maximum)? This many: 2,100,000,000,000,000 Which is found by multiplying the maximum 21 million bitcoin by the number of satoshis per bitcoin, which is 100 million. How do you pronounce that huge number? Like this: "Two quadrillion one hundred trillion." How many satoshis are available to us now (have been mined)? Well, we've mined about 15 million bitcoin out of the 21 million maximum. Times 100 million that comes out to: 1,500,000,000,000,000 or, "One quadrillion five hundred trillion." How many satoshis is that for each human being alive today? Taking a 7-billion approximation, that comes out to: 214,285 satoshis per human being. In a total bitcoin-takeover scenario, where bitcoin truly moons and comes out to a price of, say, $3 million per coin and goes into worldwide use, each satoshi would have to be worth about 3-cents. Thus, even in a total-bitcoin-victory scenario, it seems that there are enough satoshis in the world to run commerce at even the smallest level.