# What does a googolplex represent?

## What does a googolplex represent?

googolplex. / (ˈɡuːɡɒlˌplɛks, -ɡəl-) / noun. the number represented as one followed by a googol (10 100) of zeros.

Why is googolplex the biggest number?

And it’s bigger than the famous googol, 10100 (a 1 followed by 100 zeroes), which was defined in 1929 by American mathematician Edward Kasner and named by his nine-year-old nephew, Milton Sirotta. This is because there is not enough room in the Universe to write down all googol+1 digits of a googolplex.

### Is googolplex bigger than infinity?

Almost inevitably, at this point someone proffers an even bigger number, “googolplex.” It is true that the word “googolplex” was coined to mean a one followed by a googol zeros. True enough, but there is nothing as large as infinity either: infinity is not a number. It denotes endlessness.

Is googolplex a big number?

This moniker is rather aspirational, as the number of atoms in the entire universe is estimated to be only 1080 , much less than a googol. A (big) step up from there is googolplex, which is 10googol , or 1 with a googol of zeros. This is the last widely accepted name for a really big number.

#### What is the number with 1000 zeros?

3
Numbers Bigger Than a Trillion

Name Number of Zeros Groups of (3) Zeros
Thousand 3 1 (1,000)
Ten thousand 4 (10,000)
Hundred thousand 5 (100,000)
Million 6 2 (1,000,000)

What’s higher than decillion?

Numbers Bigger Than a Trillion

Name Number of Zeros Groups of 3 Zeros
Decillion 33 11
Undecillion 36 12
Duodecillion 39 13
Tredecillion 42 14

## What’s the meaning of the numbers googol and googolplex?

Googol Learning Enterprisesuses birdlike puppet characters called “Googols” to teach children about mathematics and related topics. Their What’s a Googol?page has a video of two of them teaching the meanings of Googol, Googolplexand Infinity. Googolin Popular Culture

How big is the googolplex in decimal notation?