10 edition of **Can you count to a googol?** found in the catalog.

- 261 Want to read
- 33 Currently reading

Published
**2000**
by Albert Whitman in Morton Grove, Ill
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Written in English

- Decimal system -- Juvenile literature.,
- Multiplication -- Juvenile literature.,
- Decimal system.,
- Multiplication.

Introduces the concepts of very large numbers, up to a googol, and multiples of ten.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Robert E. Wells. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA141.35 .W45 2000 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 1 v. (unpaged) : |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL386957M |

ISBN 10 | 0807510602, 0807510610 |

LC Control Number | 98049759 |

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Can you count to a googol? by Wells, Robert E.; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Multiplication, Decimal system, Juvenile literature. "Can you count to a googol?" "I can't. I think it might take a hundred days to count to a googol. You think so, daddy?" Thus inquired my 5-year-old son as we sat down to read Can You Count to a Googol? by Robert E. Wells. As the book worked its way through various numbers leading.

Today in class, I shared the book "Can You Count To A Googol?" by Robert E. Wells. The students were fascinated with it and the book got them inquiring about other numbers and just what it means to be a HUGE, TREMENDOUS, BIG number. The Story Behind the Googol (and Google) Crystal Clear Maths. This book told me the story of Kasner's nephew, and it is this story that I share in the video. Can You Count to a Googol.

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"If you counted every grain of sand on all the worlds' beaches, and every drop of water in all the oceans, that wouldn't even be CLOSE to a GOOGOL." Children are reminded that numbers go on forever by a rocket speeding off into space, accompanied by a trail of zeros/5(11). You may be able to count all the way to one hundred, but have you ever counted to a googol.

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Her father had already introduced her to the concept of a googol and a googol-plex and she was so excited to see it referenced in a book. How high can you count on your fingers. (Spoiler: much higher than 10) - James Tanton - Duration: TED-Ed Recommended for you. You may be able to count all the way to one hundred, but have you ever counted to a googol.

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It’s impossible. “If you’re looking for a terrifically huge, amazingly stupendous, gigantic, mammoth-size number, a googol is it!A googol has zeros!” Learn the Price: $ "Parents and teachers seeking ways to combine reading with math for young children will welcome this helpful book.

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Can You Count to a Googol is a fantastic book for children grappling with the concept of large numbers and the idea that numbers continue forever – no matter how large the number you are thinking about, you can always add a zero to the end and make it ten times larger.

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