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aufbahrung wrote:Where do they begin?
Thommo wrote:It's a poorly put question (since field is a word with a technical meaning in mathematics, which you clearly aren't using), but essentially a large number is an informal term for either a contextually large quantity (e.g. as the words appear in "the law of large numbers") or a number that is significantly bigger than those experienced in ordinary life (e.g. geological timescales or cosmic distances like those between galaxies).
It's not an area of mathematics, the question is purely a semantic one.
perhaps unsurprisingly there are loads of examples on wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_numbers
aufbahrung wrote:I thought it might begin in a CPU?
aufbahrung wrote:There's counting numbers. Field of large numbers begin when the counting numbers become uncountable.
aufbahrung wrote:There's counting numbers. Field of large numbers begin when the counting numbers become uncountable. This happens in the CPU since you can't count the numbers there albeit they are happening...
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