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Meaning of GOOGOL

Pronunciation:  'googâl

 
Matching Terms:  googolplex

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 Definition: 

The number represented in base-ten by a one with a hundred zeroes after it.

According to Webster's Dictionary, the name was coined in 1938 by Milton Sirotta, the nine-year-old nephew of American mathematician, Edward Kasner.

See also googolplex.

 
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