Not to be confused with nanillion.

A nonillion is equal to 1030 in America, or 1054 in France and Germany.[1]

This number is also called dekillion (not to be confused with decillion) in Russ Rowlett's Greek-based naming system of -illions.[2]

Sbiis Saibian gave the name gobycrumb, referring to the value of this number.[3]

Donald Knuth calls this number veciad, and it's equal to using the -yllion system.

Decimal Edit

  • 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 - short scale
  • 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 - long scale

Examples Edit

  • The mass of the sun is about 1.989 nonillion kg.[4]
  • The prefix tena- multiplies by one nonillion.
  • A nonillion dollars would cover the world with a layer of 15,000km thick.

Sources Edit

  1. Nonillion at Wolfram MathWorld
  2. Names for Large Numbers
  3. Hyper-E Notation, Large Numbers
  4. Saibian, Sbiis. Larger numbers in science

See also Edit

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