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Leon's English Numbers Page
All about English numbers.
How high can you count?
Is a googol the largest
named number (aside from infinity)?
NO!
How about a googolplex?
YES!
NOW, do you know what the highest/largest number in
the English language,
not counting zillion,
infinity AND not counting
googolplex?
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Impress others with your knowledge of English Numbers
Scientific
Notation 
# of zeros 
American
English number 
# of zeros 
British
English number 
1 x 10^{3} 
3 
one thousand 
3 
one thousand 
1 x 10^{6} 
6 
one million 
6 
one million 
1 x 10^{9} 
9 
one billion 
9 
one milliard 
1 x 10^{12} 
12 
one trillion 
12 
one billion 
1 x 10^{15} 
15 
one quadrillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{18} 
18 
one quintillion 
18 
one trillion 
1 x 10^{21} 
21 
one sextillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{24} 
24 
one septillion 
24 
one quadrillion 
1 x 10^{27} 
27 
one octillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{30} 
30 
one nonillion 
30 
one quintillion 
1 x 10^{33} 
33 
one decillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{36} 
36 
one undecillion 
36 
one sextillion 
1 x 10^{39} 
39 
one duodecillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{42} 
42 
one tredecillion 
42 
one septillion 
1 x 10^{45} 
45 
one quattuordecillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{48} 
48 
one quindecillion 
48 
one octillion 
1 x 10^{51} 
51 
one sexdecillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{54} 
54 
one septendecillion 
54 
one nonillion 
1 x 10^{57} 
57 
one octodecillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{60} 
60 
one novemdecillion 
60 
one decillion 
1 x 10^{63} 
63 
one vigintillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{66} 
 
 
66 
one undecillion 
1 x 10^{72} 
 
 
72 
one duodecillion 
1 x 10^{78} 
 
 
78 
one tredecillion 
1 x 10^{84} 
 
 
84 
one quattuordecillion 
1 x 10^{90} 
 
 
90 
one quindecillion 
1 x 10^{96} 
 
 
96 
one sexdecillion 
1 x 10^{100} 
100 
a googol 
 
? 
1 x 10^{102} 
 
 
102 
one septendecillion 
1 x 10^{108} 
 
 
108 
one octodecillion 
1 x 10^{114} 
 
 
114 
one novemdecillion 
1 x 10^{120} 
 
 
120 
one vigintillion 
1 x 10^{303} 
303 
one centillion 
 
 
1 x 10^{600} 
 
 
600 
one centillion 
Googol^{googol} 
10,000 
a googolplex 
 
? 
? 
? 
a zillion 
? 
An uncountable, yet finite
number (example: There are a zillion stars.) 
? 
? 
Infinity 
? 
A theoretical number that
is without end; (synonym: forever) 
Answer:
The highest number (or largest number) in the
English language,
not counting zillion, infinity, and not counting a googolplex,
is
one
centillion.
[Source]
What does
"Google" mean?
Origin of the word
"Google"
It is this author's opinion that the people who coined the
word "Google" created a hybrid of two existing words:
1. Goggle
2. Googol
Hence, Google means: to
goggle a googol websites
(Leon, 2007)
