How high can we count?

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asked Apr 7 in Mathematics by betviet (1,660 points)
How high can we count?

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answered Apr 7 by Caldecott (25,160 points)
We can count as high a we want too although counting up to certain numbers can take a long time.

For example counting to 1 million can take 89 days or longer and counting to 1 billion could take 30 to 32 years.

Trillion is one of the smallest numbers (along with million and billion) on our list.

But do not forget that it is still an incredibly large number and if you were to count to a trillion, you would most likely take 31,709 years to do so!

When Jeremy Harper counted to 1 million it took Jeremy Harper 89 days to count to 1 million during which he spent 16 hours counting.

Jeremy Harper began counting to 1 million on June 18th 2007 and finished counting to 1 million on September 14th 2007.

Jeremy Harper is an American entrant in the Guinness Book of World Records for counting aloud to 1,000,000, live-streaming the entire process.

The count took Harper 89 days, during each of which he spent sixteen hours counting.

He began on June 18, 2007, finishing on September 14.

1 million is a lot of numbers to count too and is hard to achieve but it can be done.

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