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Discussion of "dekykemymecnontenfa"

Comment #1: "Minex"
Curtis W Franks (Wed Jun 18 02:10:22 2014)

What is a minex number?

Comment #2: Re:
Curtis W Franks (Wed Jun 18 02:15:40 2014)

krtisfranks wrote:
> What is a minex number?

Oh, got it: A "plex" number is a large number incorporating that suffix in
its name (such as googolplex). A "minex" number (one the name of which has
the suffix "minex" instead of "plex") is the recipricol thereof.

Comment #3: "Less than zero"
Curtis W Franks (Wed Jun 18 04:05:38 2014)

I know that the "less than zero" part of the word is in reference to the
exponent, but I am not sure that such is the most intuitive nomenclature.
dektenfa, incidentally which covers this case, would imply that the base
is less than zero, with the tenness being applied to that result (or
something). Meanwhile, more semantically, I could also see someone
expecting the result of the exponentiation being negative and tenny.

Might not mecpavykemdektenfa make more sense systematically? Or we could
avoid such words altogether and just use dektenfa and tenfa.

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