The largest number with a word naming it is a “googolplex.” This is the equivalent of 10 to the power of a googol—or 10 to the power of 10100. The term googol was coined in 1938 by 9-year-old Milton Sirotta, the nephew of mathematician Edward Kasner. Kasner then extended the name to this larger [...]

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