## The lore of large numbers |

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### Contents

Preface | 1 |

LARGE NUMBERS AND THEIR ARITHMETIC 1 Numbers in the World | 5 |

The Principal Uses of Numbers | 6 |

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answer approximate computation arithmetic average bers binary system casting out nines circumference computing machine cube digit is divisible digit numbers digit sums Digits Rounded divided divisible by 9 division by zero divisor electronic computing equal equations EXAMPLE expressed fraction greater group we associate grows more rapidly Hippocrates hot dogs hundred infinite series infinity instance integers irrational numbers large numbers larger law of exponents letters mathematician mathematics means million multiple of 9 multiplication table normal number number is divisible obtain ordinary numbers positive power scale prefixes prime number Problem Set prove quantity ratio reduced system regular polygon remainder repeating decimal residue scale of growth scientific notation Show significant figures Small Number solve square root squaring the circle subtractions Suppose symbols temperature things thousand Three Digits trillion unknowns vigintillion whole number Wilson's Theorem write