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Is googol  a number? It seems to me so bizarre.

 

          - ElIne-Grace

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Wonderful tidbit of info, I'll keep it in mind. Thank You Again.

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A googol is 10^100.   It's a real number, but not one most of us tend to come across in everyday life!

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Thank you very much for your explanation Alan!

 

           - Elaine-Grace 

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You're welcome.  The name "googol" first appeared in a book by Kasner and Newman, called Mathematics for the Imagination.

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Wonderful tidbit of info, I'll keep it in mind. Thank You Again.

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