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A quintillion is equal to 1018 in America, or 1030 in France and Germany.[1]
1 Quintillion Dollars

A quintillion dollars in 100 piles of 100 dollar bills in comparison to the Empire State Building

Quintillion2

A quintillion square centimeters in comparison to the earth

This number is also called hexillion in Russ Rowlett's Greek-based naming system.[2]

Aarex Tiaokhiao gave the name hetillion, referring to the value of this number.[3] He also calls this number ocdoocol or 18-noogol.[4]

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Examples Edit

  • Niagara Falls takes up 210,000 years (about 30 times all recorded history) to use up a quintillion gallons of water.
  • A single drop of water contains 1.7 quintillion water molecules.
  • The distance from the Milky way to Andromeda is 2 million light years, which is about 11.73 quintillion miles.
  • The entire Earth contains about 326 quintillion gallons of water.[5]
  • There are about 43.3 quintillion ways to arrange a 3×3×3 Rubik's Cube.[6]
  • The SI prefix exa- multiplies by one quintillion.
  • The Earth's cross section has an area of about 1.275 quintillion square centimeters. [7]
  • By one estimate, there are 20 quintillion living animals on Earth.[8]
  • a tower of a quintillion one dollar bills would aproximately measure 1.099*10^20m in height.

As a banknote denomination Edit

Only the Hungarian pengő had banknotes with this number in the denomination.

Sources Edit

  1. Quintillion at Wolfram MathWorld
  2. Names for Large Numbers
  3. Aarex Tiaokhiao's illion numbers
  4. Part 1 (LAN) - Aarex Googology
  5. Saibian, Sbiis2.1.4 - Everyday Large Numbers for a Modern World. Retrieved 2013-06-11.
  6. Notable Properties of Specific Numbers (page 18)
  7. Almost Infinite
  8. How Many Wild Animals Are There?

See also Edit

Main article: -illion
1–9: million · billion · trillion · quadr · quint · sext · sept · oct · non
10–19: decillion · undec · duodec · tredec · quattuordec · quindec · sexdec · septendec · octodec · novemdec
20–29: vigintillion · unvigint · duovigint · trevigint · quattuorvigint · quinvigint · sexvigint · septenvigint · octovigint · novemvigint
30–39: trigintillion (un- · duo- · tre- · quattuor- · quin- · sex- · septen- · octo- · novem-)
40–49: quadragintillion (un- · duo- · tre- · quattuor- · quin- · sex- · septen- · octo- · novem-)
50–59: quinquagintillion (un- · duo- · tre- · quattuor- · quin- · sex- · septen- · octo- · novem-)
60–69: sexagintillion (un- · duo- · tre- · quattuor- · quin- · sex- · septen- · octo- · novem-)
70–79: septuagintillion (un- · duo- · tre- · quattuor- · quin- · sex- · septen- · octo- · novem-)
80–89: octogintillion (un- · duo- · tre- · quattuor- · quin- · sex- · septen- · octo- · novem-)
90–99: nonagintillion (un- · duo- · tre- · quattuor- · quin- · sex- · septen- · octo- · novem-)
100–900: centillion · primo-vigesimo-cent · ducent · trecent · duotrigintatrecent · quadringent · quingent · sescent · septuagintisescent · septingent · octingent · nongent
1000–1024: millillion · dumill · trimill · quadrimill · quinmill · sexmill · septimill · octimill · nonimill · myr · centimill · micr · nan · pic · femt · att · zept · yoct

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