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The number 10 raised to the power 100 (10100), written out as the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros.
[Coined at the age of nine by Milton Sirotta, nephew of Edward Kasner (1878-1955), American mathematician.]
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(Mathematics) the number represented as one followed by 100 zeros (10100)
[C20: coined by E. Kasner (1878–1955), American mathematician]
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a number that is equal to 1 followed by 100 zeros, expressed as 10100.
[1935–40; introduced by U.S. mathematician Edward Kasner (1878–1955), whose nine-year-old nephew allegedly invented it]
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The number 10 raised to the 100th power, written as 10100 or as 1 followed by 100 zeros.
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googol- Coined when mathematician Edward Kasner asked his nephew to create a word for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros.
See also related terms for zero.
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|Noun||1.||googol - a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred)|
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