How To Read It – 2^128 – IPv6 Addresses


You may be aware that IPv6 can hold 2^128 IP addresses.2^128 = 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 Have you ever wondered how you would actually read this? Wolfram Alpha has the answer to this. Here’s how you can read the number, Read it out loud. 


340 undecillion, 282 decillion, 366 nonillion, 920 octillion, 938 septillion, 463 sextillion, 463 quintillion, 374 quadrillion, 607 trillion, 431 billion, 768 million, 211 thousand 456

Bonus…

According to Wikipedia, the estimated numbers of atoms in the universe is ~10^80, or 100 quinvigintillion and thankfully Wolfram Alpha doesn’t show the number names 🙂



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