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#51 2012-05-16 14:09:17

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Re: The biggest number?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#52 2012-05-17 00:10:56

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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 2012-06-27 14:23:41

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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).

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#54 2012-06-27 18:29:37

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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.


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#55 2012-06-28 01:18:18

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#56 2012-06-28 01:23:05

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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.


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#57 2012-06-28 01:33:28

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#58 2012-06-28 01:35:32

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#59 2012-11-24 13:57:37

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Re: The biggest number?

60^60^67^890


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#60 2012-11-24 15:34:12

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Re: The biggest number?

So let's see if we can post a bigger one;             XXXX
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                                                 Wow! eek  That's a BIG one! dizzy  faint
                                         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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#61 2012-11-25 02:14:51

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Re: The biggest number?

Thats not a number.....faintfaintfaint   900!*900!


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#62 2012-11-25 08:22:18

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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!

  dunno


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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#63 2012-12-09 09:38:15

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Re: The biggest number?

1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000008*100000000000000000000000000000000


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#64 2012-12-12 21:38:20

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Re: The biggest number?

Hi noelevans

There are bigger numbers than that in here.


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#65 2012-12-18 13:02:19

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Re: The biggest number?

123!*1528100000000010010101


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#66 2012-12-24 12:22:52

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Re: The biggest number?

9.9999999999999999999999999999e+99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999


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#67 2013-01-11 15:59:12

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Re: The biggest number?

9000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000!*8907987876764555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555.


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#68 2013-01-13 08:32:51

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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.

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#69 2013-01-13 09:12:41

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Re: The biggest number?

1000000000000000000000!*12812265731127312371263127370123612381297312803671287126087211897238712731


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#70 2013-05-04 18:12:37

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Re: The biggest number?

Graham's number


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#71 2013-05-04 20:37:16

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Re: The biggest number?

Let's do my old trick.

, where G is the Graham's number.


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#72 2013-05-06 07:51:17

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Re: The biggest number?

Gramhams Number+666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666667777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777


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#73 2013-05-06 08:08:46

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Re: The biggest number?

Hi mathgogocart

That is not large enough.

And what is that Gramham number?


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#74 2013-05-12 18:48:34

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Re: The biggest number?

Maybe misspelling.


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#75 2013-05-15 01:47:12

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Re: The biggest number?

Are we allowed to use exponents and power?

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