One septillion (1024 ).
1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 (280 ).
One septillion; the factor 1024
Origin of yotta
- prob. < It otto, eight, ult < L octo: because the number is 1,000 to the eighth power
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
- Alteration of octo– (from its representing the eighth power of a thousand)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition