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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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Here's a strategy I use for the awesome topic "Post more bigger numbers".

For the N872yt3r sequence, take a number, X. Let's say X = 2, just so my calculator doesn't explode. (Try doing this with 8)

First, you add it to itself: 2+2=4.

Then multiply the result by itself and X: 4*2*4=32.

Then do that to the power of 2, 4, 2*4 (8) and itself (round it if you get an e+y on your calculator): 149088121440417.

Then find the ** factorial** (Ugh) *Gulp*: Awww... my calculator exploded. Someone find the factorial of 149088121440417.

(Wolfram-Alpha can't do it!)

OK, so the N872yt3r equivalent to 2 is... 149088121440417!.

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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And that's why on the post "Post more bigger numbers" we usually put a formula like this, not an actual number...

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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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Thanks.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Those numbers still cannot compare to numbers like Graham's number.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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Then try putting Graham's number into the N872yt3r Sequence!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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The last number there is still much, much larger than the n872t3r equivalent of the Graham's number.

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