1 then increase n to 1 x [10.sup.5], 1 x [10.sup.10], 1 x [10.sup.50], and finally to 1 X [10.sup.100] (a googol
) which corresponds to 1.057e + 90 years.
Why did the googol
become more acceptable than using the more common derivational process by choosing a number with Greek roots?
"Do you know how much a googol
is?" he finally asked.
Indeed: Google has gone from being an extremely large number (spelled googol
) to a proper noun or verb that's typically attached to the term "it."
The duo chose the name Google as a play on the word "googol
," which represents the number 1 followed by 100 zeros.
The name Google, on the other hand--a misspelling of googol
, a number equal to [10.sup.100]--is a highly calculated (if ultimately also somewhat arbitrary in its misspelling) reflection of a particular technological and political project.
Jesus is saying that we should forgive a googol
number of times or perhaps a googolplex number of times.
" as a 1 with 100 zeroes, or 10 to the 100th
Their new company was famously started out of a garage in California in 1997 and named after a misspelling of googol
, the number one followed by one hundred zeros.
The original googol
term was actually coined by a nine-year-old boy in 1938 and then popularized by his uncle, mathematician Milton Sirotta, in his 1940 book Mathematics and the Imagination.