The Maths Behind Big Numbers (S1 EP03)


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In this episode Adam Spencer tackles vast numerics. Large numbers that we can’t fathom, but due to a neat mathematical organization trick called shorthand we’re able to neatly conjure up a perceivable idea of just how far the numeral value of a googolplex can extend.

If you’re into finding out about how you can stretch your numeric vision to understand numbers on the giga scale, Spencer’s take on the approach is engaging, educational, and easy to understand.

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