The world is basically controlled by numbers. Even computers have to turn letters into 0's and 1's before turning them to letters.
What’s the biggest number you can think of? A billion? A trillion? A quadrillion? A sextillion? A tredecillion? , Infinity? A googol?
Have you ever wonder what the biggest number in the world is? Well check it out.
The biggest number in the world is googolplex (10googol), which works out as 1010^100.
This number was coined by Edward Kastner in 1938. His nine year old nephew had a dream and coined the term googol to represent 10100, which he believed to be the largest number in the universe.
Kastner then created googolplex to show him that there is no largest number because any number can be made larger by performing operations to it.It is this concept that mathematicians are refering to when we use the term infinity.
Here are some place values greater than a million you may also like to know.
Googol: 1 followed by 100 zeros
Centillion: 1 followed by 303 zeros
Googolplex: 1 followed by a googol zeros