was an unknown curiosity for the first 60 years of its life before getting a makeover and becoming the world's most widely recognized company (2).
Is a googolplex larger or smaller than a googol
raised to the power of a googol
He told the eight-woman, four-man jury trying the case that as with previous questions Ingram first ran through the four options on offer - Googol
, Megatron, Gigabite or Nanomol.
Ltd - Googol
Technology - Haichuan Numerical Control Technology Co.
Kassner followed it up with a much larger number, the GOOGOLPLEX, which equals 10 to the GOOGOL
power, which equals 10 to the 10 to the 100th power, which equals 1 followed by a GOOGOL
THE name is based on the figure googol
- number 1 followed by 100 zeroes.
And what a scream each time his wife cast hard Medusa stares at Tecwen Whittock - a bespectacled face in a row of middle-aged male contestants who could work out a googol
but were lost on pop music.
Ingram tells host Chris Tarrant: ``By process of elimination I think it is a googol
but I don't know what one is.
He added: ``I was listening out for googol
and thinking as soon as the major says googol
what was Mr Whittock going to do.
A - Googol
B - Megatron C - Gigabit D - NanomolAnswer: A
But here is the beauty of the assessment gambit: The chance of 50 percent of the property owners within a relatively small district writing a letter, addressing it and spending 32 cents for a stamp to protest spending a mere few millions for recreational lighting and flowers is about the same as repealing any kind of tax - less than one in a googol
- a googol
being the numeral one followed by 100 zeros.
Google is a play on the word googol
, which was coined by Milton Sirotta, nephew of American mathematician Edward Kasner, to represent the figure 1 followed by 100 zeroes.