## How many possible configurations does a Rubik’s Cube have?

**2**

**3**

**5**

**43 Quintillion**

**The Rubik's Cube is a 3x3x3 cube with 6 faces, each with 9 stickers of a different color. Each face can be rotated in 90-degree increments, so there are four possible positions for each sticker on a given face.**

**The number of possible configurations of the cube can be calculated by multiplying the number of possible positions for each sticker. Since there are 9 stickers per face and 4 possible positions per sticker, the number of possible positions per face is 4^9 = 262,144.**

**Since the cube has 6 faces, the total number of possible configurations is:**

**6! * 262,144 = 43,252,003,274,489,856,000**

**This is a very large number, and it is unlikely that any human will be able to solve the cube in all possible configurations.**

**ANSWER **

** (4)**

**43 Quintillion**

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