Date: 12 Jan 1995 19:49:43 -0500 From: Megin Charner Subject: A question for Sydney Dear my favorite Dr. Math and math partner, I'm glad you're my email pal (like pen-pal). My question: Is there a number, along the lines of dectillion or nonillion, that comes after googol? I am really interested in big numbers like this and things like infinity. How's pi in the sky. Mine tasted great -- like clouds, but I didn't have to reach up into the clouds for it. Thanks in advance, Sam "Dr.Math, Jr." Charner PS -- A disclaimer: the title there was completely Sam's idea!
Date: 14 Jan 1995 18:06:22 -0500 From: Jay Scott Subject: Re: A question for Sydney The biggest named number that I know is googolplex, ten to the googol power, or 10^10^100. That's written as a one followed by googol zeroes. Jay
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