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A novemdecillion is equal to 1060 in America, or 10114 in France and Germany.[1][2]

In the long scale, 1060 is called decillion, which is commonly used in France and Germany.

This number is also called icosillion in Russ Rowlett's Greek-based naming system.[3]

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

Jonathan Bowers calls this number quadpentecillion, and it's equal to using the quad-illion system.

Decimal Edit

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

Examples Edit

  • The volume of the Milky Way Galaxy is about 147 novemdecillion cubic feet.[4]
  • The universe is 8.03 novemdecillion Planck times old[5].
  • The SI prefix bitena- multiplies by one novemdecillion.

List of prefixed numbers derived from decillion Edit

Name Short scale Long scale
undecillion 1036 1066
duodecillion 1039 1072
tredecillion 1042 1078
quattuordecillion 1045 1084
quindecillion 1048 1090
sexdecillion 1051 1096
septendecillion 1054 10102
octodecillion 1057 10108
novemdecillion 1060 10114

Sources Edit

  1. Novemdecillion at Wolfram MathWorld
  2. Illion Numbers by Jonathan Bowers
  3. Names for Large Numbers
  4. Saibian, Sbiis. Larger numbers in science.
  5. http://mrob.com/pub/math/numbers-19.html

See also Edit

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