# 1,002,000,000,000/Historical Note

## Historical Note on $1 \, 002 \, 000 \, 000 \, 000$
According to Plutarch, $1 \, 002 \, 000 \, 000 \, 000$ was the number of possible syllables that Xenocrates of Chalcedon calculated as the number of syllables that could be made from the letters of the Greek alphabet.