# 10 to the 82nd Power

Welcome to 10 to the 82nd power, our post about the mathematical operation exponentiation of 10 to the power of 82.

If you have been looking for 10 to the eighty-second power, or if you have been wondering about 10 exponent 82, then you also have come to the right place.

The number 10 is called the base, and the number 82 is called the exponent. In this post we are going to answer the question what is 10 to the 82nd power.

## What is 10 to the 82nd Power?

10 to the 82nd power is conventionally written as 1082, with superscript for the exponent, but the notation using the caret symbol ^ can also be seen frequently: 10^82.

1082 stands for the mathematical operation exponentiation of ten by the power of eighty-two.

As the exponent is a positive integer, exponentiation means a repeated multiplication:

10 to the 82nd power = \underbrace{ {\rm 10 \times\thinspace ... \times\thinspace 10} }_{\rm 82 \thickspace times} The exponent of the number 10, 82, also called index or power, denotes how many times to multiply the base (10).

Thus, we can answer what is 10 to the 82nd power as

10 to the power of 82 = 1082 = 100 0000000000 0000000000 0000000000 0000000000 0000000000 0000000000 0000000000 0000000000.

If you have come here in search of an exponentiation different to 10 to the eighty-second power, or if you like to experiment with bases and indices, then use our calculator below.

To stick with 10 to the power of 82 as an example, insert 10 for the base and enter 82 as the index, also known as exponent or power.

Next, hit the convert button, then check the result.

10 to the 82nd power is an exponentiation which belongs to the category powers of 10.

Similar exponentiations on our site in this category include, but are not limited, to:

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## 10 to the Power of 82

Reading all of the above, you already know most about 10 to the power of 82, except for its inverse which is discussed a bit further below in this section.

Using the aforementioned search form you can look up many numbers, including, for instance, 10 to the power 82, and you will be taken to a result page with relevant posts.

Now, we would like to show you what the inverse operation of 10 to the 82nd power, (1082)−1, is. The inverse is the 82nd root of 1082, and the math goes as follows:

(1082)−1
= \sqrt{10^{82}}
= 10^{82/82}
= 10^{1}
= 10

Because the index of 82 is a multiple of 2, which is even, in contrast to odd numbers, the operation produces two results: (1082)−1 = \pm 10; the positive value is the principal root.

Make sure to understand that exponentiation is not commutative, which means that 1082 ≠ 8210, and also note that (1082)-1 ≠ 10-82, the inverse and reciprocal of 1082, respectively.

You already know what 10 to the power of 82 equals, but you may also be interested in learning what 10 to the negative 82nd power stands for.

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## Ten to the Eighty-second Power

You have reached the concluding section of ten to the eighty-second power = 1082. Ten to the eighty-second power is, for example, the same as 10 to the power 82 or 10 to the 82 power.

Exponentiations like 1082 make it easier to write multiplications and to conduct math operations as numbers get either big or small, such as in case of decimal fractions with lots of trailing zeroes.

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### 4 comments on “10 to the 82nd Power”

1. John Carter says:

99,999 X!

Is way bigger.

With a deck of 52 cards we have

80,658,175,170,943,878,571,660,636,856,403,766,975,289,505,440,883,277,824,000,000,000,000

combinations.

That is a number with 68 digits.

80 Unvigintillion 658 Vigintillion 175 Novemdecillion 170 Octodecillion 943 Septendecillion 878 Sexdecillion 571 Quindecillion 660 Quattuordecillion 636 Tredecillion 856 Duodecillion 403 Undecillion 766 Decillion 975 Nonillion 289 Octillion 505 Septillion 440 Sextillion 883 Quintillion 277 Quadrillion 824 Trillion

I’m trying to figure out a way a human mind here on the planet can comprehend the vastness of this number.

2. John Carter says:

99,999 X!

Is way bigger.

With a deck of 52 cards we have

80,658,175,170,943,878,571,660,636,856,403,766,975,289,505,440,883,277,824,000,000,000,000

combinations.

That is a number with 68 digits.

Or in words:

80 Unvigintillion 658 Vigintillion 175 Novemdecillion 170 Octodecillion 943 Septendecillion 878 Sexdecillion 571 Quindecillion 660 Quattuordecillion 636 Tredecillion 856 Duodecillion 403 Undecillion 766 Decillion 975 Nonillion 289 Octillion 505 Septillion 440 Sextillion 883 Quintillion 277 Quadrillion 824 Trillion

I’m trying to figure out a way a human mind here on the planet can comprehend the vastness of this number.

3. Matt says:

This is the number of atoms in the universe

• admin says:

Thanks for the info, Matt!