I have some questions about numbers in Mathematica:
- Does Mathematica work with datatypes like
- What is the biggest number that Mathematica can calculate?
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Your second Q;
$MaxMachineNumber is the largest machine-precision number that can be used on a particular computer system.
$MaxMachineNumber (* 1.79769*10^308 *)
$MaxNumber gives the maximum arbitrary-precision number that can be represented on a particular computer system.
$MaxNumber (* 1.605216761933662*10^1355718576299609 *)
Infos relevant for
"10.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (December 4, 2014)"
with 32 GB 1600 MHz DDR3, so this type of Q/A depends on your System anyway.