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## #51 2012-05-17 12:09:17

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### Re: The biggest number?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

## #52 2012-05-17 22:10:56

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### Re: The biggest number?

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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## #53 2012-06-28 12:23:41

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### Re: The biggest number?

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).

## #54 2012-06-28 16:29:37

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### Re: The biggest number?

Hi circlemaker

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

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #55 2012-06-28 23:18:18

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### Re: The biggest number?

Have you heard of transfinite numbers or mathematics?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

## #56 2012-06-28 23:23:05

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### Re: The biggest number?

Of course. But we cannot calculate those numbers in a billion of year let alone half a year or a year.

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #57 2012-06-28 23:33:28

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### Re: The biggest number?

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!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

## #58 2012-06-28 23:35:32

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### Re: The biggest number?

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.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

## #59 2012-11-25 12:57:37

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### Re: The biggest number?

60^60^67^890

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## #60 2012-11-25 14:34:12

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### Re: The biggest number?

So let's see if we can post a bigger one;             XXXX
XXXX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
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XX
XXXXXX
XXXXXX

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.

## #61 2012-11-26 01:14:51

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### Re: The biggest number?

Thats not a number.....   900!*900!

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## #62 2012-11-26 07:22:18

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### Re: The biggest number?

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.

## #63 2012-12-10 08:38:15

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### Re: The biggest number?

1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000008*100000000000000000000000000000000

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## #64 2012-12-13 20:38:20

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### Re: The biggest number?

Hi noelevans

There are bigger numbers than that in here.

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #65 2012-12-19 12:02:19

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### Re: The biggest number?

123!*1528100000000010010101

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## #66 2012-12-25 11:22:52

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### Re: The biggest number?

9.9999999999999999999999999999e+99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999

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## #67 2013-01-12 14:59:12

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### Re: The biggest number?

9000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000!*8907987876764555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555.

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## #68 2013-01-14 07:32:51

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### Re: The biggest number?

(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.

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.

## #69 2013-01-14 08:12:41

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### Re: The biggest number?

1000000000000000000000!*12812265731127312371263127370123612381297312803671287126087211897238712731

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## #70 2013-05-05 16:12:37

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### Re: The biggest number?

Graham's number

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## #71 2013-05-05 18:37:16

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### Re: The biggest number?

Let's do my old trick.

, where G is the Graham's number.

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #72 2013-05-07 05:51:17

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### Re: The biggest number?

Gramhams Number+666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666667777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777

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## #73 2013-05-07 06:08:46

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### Re: The biggest number?

Hi mathgogocart

That is not large enough.

And what is that Gramham number?

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #74 2013-05-13 16:48:34

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### Re: The biggest number?

Maybe misspelling.

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## #75 2013-05-15 23:47:12

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### Re: The biggest number?

Are we allowed to use exponents and power?