A septillion is equal to 1024 in America, or 1042 in France and Germany.[1]
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This number is also called oktillion (not to be confused with octillion) in Russ Rowlett's Greek-based naming system.[2]

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

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

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

Decimal Edit

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

Examples Edit

  • One liter of water contains about 33.4 septillion water molecules.
  • The earth has a mass of about 5.98 septillion kilograms.[4]
  • The constant of weak nuclear force is about 10 septillion times larger than constant of gravity.
  • The SI prefix yotta- multiplies by one septillion.
  • A septillion dollars will fill the US with a layer of 1000 metres thick.

Sources Edit

  1. Septillion at Wolfram MathWorld
  2. Names for Large Numbers
  3. Hyper-E Notation, Large Numbers
  4. Sbiis Saibian's large numbers site

See also Edit

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