# Big numbers

Moving Image:Big numbers

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**Big numbers** is a short film from 1954 released on 16mm. It is held in the IUL Moving Image Archive collection.

Demonstrates how scientists and mathematicians write and use very large and very small numbers. Illustrates the meaning, application, and importance of exponents and powers. Explains "perfect numbers"...

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Release date | 1954 |

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- Summary
- Demonstrates how scientists and mathematicians write and use very large and very small numbers. Illustrates the meaning, application, and importance of exponents and powers. Explains "perfect numbers" as an example of man's continual fascination with numbers and introduces Euclid's formula for finding such numbers. Features Phillips S. Jones.
- Physical Format
- 1 Film (0:33:00);16mm

- IUL Genres

- IUL Subject
- Mathematics;Perfect numbers;Exponents (Algebra).

- Full Title (usually this is the same as above)
- Big numbers