Largest Named Number
What is the largest named number?
There is no "biggest" number -- I recognize you understand
that. The web site:
gives the common names of very large and very small numbers. For
reference: a "googol" is a "1" followed by 100 zeros, and a
"googolplex" is "1" followed by a "googol" of zeros. That, according
to the web site I found is the largest named number, but that is
very artificial, because you can easily construct a larger number of
a "1" followed by a "googolplex"of zeros, and you could name it a
"googolgoogolplex" -- and you could repeat this procedure indefinitely.
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Update: June 2012