The Art of Big Numbers

© 2007 by BeBe

One = 1

Ten = 10

One Hundred = 100

One Thousand = 1,000

Ten Thousand 10,000

One Hundred Thousand = 100,000

One Million = 1,000,000

Ten Million = 10,000,000

One Hundred Million = 100,000,000

One Billion = 1,000,000,000

Ten Billion = 10,000,000,000

One Hundred Billion = 100,000,000,000

One Trillion = 1,000,000,000,000

Ten Trillion = 10,000,000,000,000

One Hundred Trillion = 100,000,000,000,000

One Quadrillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000

One Quintillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Sextillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Septillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Octillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Nonillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Decillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Undecillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Duodecillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Tredecillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Quattuordecillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Quindecillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Sexdecillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Septendecillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Octodecillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Novemdecillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One Vigintillion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

One with 100 zeros behind it is called a Googol.

A 1 with a googol of zeros behind it is called a Googolplex.

The above names are the American English number names.

Hardly anyone would write a 10 with 63 zeros behind it.

Too big! Instead we would usually write 10 to the 63rd power.

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