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The Highest Exponent


Date: 10/23/95 at 15:48:18
From: Susan Yant
Subject: question Angela Leal

What is the highest exponent ever known?

                    Angela Leal


Date: 11/5/95 at 14:48:25
From: Doctor Ken
Subject: Re: question Angela Leal

Hello!

Actually, there is no highest exponent.  The thing is, if you think 
you've got one SO HUGE that nobody could ever have one bigger, 
then someone else could just come along and make theirs one bigger 
than yours.  

So there can't actually be a highest exponent, because you can always 
go a little bit higher.

-Doctor Ken,  The Geometry Forum

    
Associated Topics:
Elementary Number Sense/About Numbers

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