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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Sorry,the LaTeX didn't show,so I didn't see your response earlier. It is quite a large number comparing to 1. It is I think around (((3!)!)!)! times greater than 1.

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**circlemaker****Member**- Registered: 2011-04-03
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The biggest number is outside of our awareness. I would say it's the "awareness barrier" itself, or at least in the middle of it (if it could be measured).

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi circlemaker

The point of this thread is not finding the biggest numbere there is, which you may know, doesn't exist.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Have you heard of transfinite numbers or mathematics?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Of course. But we cannot calculate those numbers in a billion of year let alone half a year or a year.

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do not want to spoil your thread with cross talk but they can be computed. See the lecture by Doron Zeilberger. There is a largest number!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

anonimnystefy wrote:

The point of this thread is not finding the biggest numbere there is

Correct! I will moderate to keep it on track from here.

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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60^60^67^890

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**noelevans****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-20
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So let's see if we can post a bigger one; XXXX

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Wow! That's a BIG one!

Could LaTex himself even post as BIG a one?

Writing "pretty" math (two dimensional) is easier to read and grasp than LaTex (one dimensional).

LaTex is like painting on many strips of paper and then stacking them to see what picture they make.

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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Thats not a number..... 900!*900!

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**noelevans****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-20
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Hi!

Of course 1 is a number. Aren't most people looking out for #1? That's the most mathematics

that many people want to get involved with. But then again maybe they just haven't found it yet

so they don't think it exists!

Writing "pretty" math (two dimensional) is easier to read and grasp than LaTex (one dimensional).

LaTex is like painting on many strips of paper and then stacking them to see what picture they make.

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000008*100000000000000000000000000000000

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi noelevans

There are bigger numbers than that in here.

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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123!*1528100000000010010101

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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9.9999999999999999999999999999e+99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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9000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000!*8907987876764555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555.

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**noelevans****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-20
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(3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)^(3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

where 3!! means (3!)!, 3!!! means ((3!)!)! etc.

Note that (2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)^(2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) = 4 so

there is a bit of a leap from using 2 to using 3 in these expressions.

LaTex is like painting on many strips of paper and then stacking them to see what picture they make.

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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1000000000000000000000!*12812265731127312371263127370123612381297312803671287126087211897238712731

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Graham's number

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Let's do my old trick.

, where G is the Graham's number.

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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Gramhams Number+666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666667777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi mathgogocart

That is not large enough.

And what is that Gramham number?

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Maybe misspelling.

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**Dets65****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-15
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Are we allowed to use exponents and power?

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