The largest number; how to build your own magic square; why a gambler should believe in God; and proof that 0.999… is equal to 1.
The largest number most people know is the googolplex. But there are much much larger numbers in use.
The Siamese method can be used to create your own magic square.
Pascal’s wager applied probability to the question of whether one should believe in God or not. (But not, importantly, whether God existed or not.)
0.99999… (that is, 0.9 recurring) is the same number as 1; here’s the proof.
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