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assigns that number to every story in the sprint backlog

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...every story in the Sprint backlog. So the number of stories is bounded by the Sprint! How long is a Sprint? How many people are on the team? How much total work can THIS team produce? How many points can this team produce in the Sprint duration? Now it si getting clearer. Why don't we say this team can deliver 100 points during the Sprint. We're getting close to relating amount of work to story points.