# Mathematician:Edward Kasner

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## Contents

## Mathematician

American mathematician best known now for coining the terms googol and googolplex.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: April 2, 1878, New York City
- Died: January 7, 1955 New York City

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1900:
*The Invariant Theory of the Inversion Group: Geometry Upon a Quadric Surface*(*Trans. Amer. Math. Soc.***Vol. 1**,*no. 4*: 430 – 498) www.jstor.org/stable/1986367

- 1914:
*The Ratio of the Arc to the Chord of an Analytic Curve Need Not Be Unity*(*Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.***Vol. 20**,*no. 10*: 524 – 531)

- 1921:
*Geometrical theorems on Einstein's cosmological equations*(*Amer. J. Math.***Vol. 43**,*no. 4*: 217 – 221)

- 1940:
*Mathematics and the Imagination*(with James R. Newman) (in which the terms googol and googolplex were first coined)