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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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The number is post #40 is much bigger than that...

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**pRo9aMeR****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-28
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I've never seen that connotation before...

Could someone explain what "2->2" means? How do I read it? How do I evaluate it? Where is it used? etc.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is a small one and just means 2^2 = 4.

The notation is called Conway chained arrow notation. It is used along with several other notations to represent huge numbers that even the standard power towers can not.

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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So... like... 10->10->100 would be googleplex?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

10 ->10->100 is not the same as 10^10^100

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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I give you the biggest number ever...................

x

x can be anything

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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That is not a number. that is a variable...

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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I know. Variables stand for numbers. it could even be bigger than post 40

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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No, because it doesn't have a value.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Yes, it is not considered a number.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999^gram ham number^999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999

999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999

Hey.

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**Thurhame****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-03
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I present to you...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi Thurhame

Sorry, but in the complex numbers the relation > is not defined.

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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mathgogocart wrote:

...^gram ham number^...

Wait... the number of grams of ham?

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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That was a typo

*laughs*

lol

I present....

Hey.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Grams of ham? How interesting! You guys should really goes easy with pork.

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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Lol Rofl

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What is graham's number?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Graham's number named after the guy with the same name is connected to a bit of combinatorics called Ramsey theory.

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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Guys for an awesome strategy, go to my post "I call it: The N872yt3r Sequence!"

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Even towers of those numbers do not compare with his number in post #40.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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But, A((3->)^G->3,(3->)^G->3) certainly is.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, another ridiculous number that math types love.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999^number of my posts^gramhams number^bobbym number of post

Hey.

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