Interesting Fact # 843 – Big Numbers

In the American numbering system, a million has six zeros, a billion has nine zeros, a trillion has 12 zeros and after that? Quadrillion: 15 zerosQuintillion: 18 zerosSextillion: 21 zerosSeptillion: 24 zeros

Interesting Number – Pi

Pi has been calculated to its two-quadrillionth digit. (Yes, using computers at Yahoo to crunch the numbers, a researcher, Nicholas Sze, has calculated the 2,000,000,000,000,000th digit of the mathematical constant pi.  It took 23 days on 1,000 of Yahoo’s computers, but don’t try this at home, on a standard PC, the calculation would take around […]

Interesting Numbers

111,111,111 multiplied by itself equals 12,345,678,987,654,321. (The result is  the same forwards and backwards, and it contains all the numbers from 1 to 9, which  first increase and then decrease.  If you don’t believe me, try it.) Thanks to  Julliet