Edward Kasner

About Edward Kasner

Birth Day: April 2, 1878
Birth Place: New York City, NY
Birth Sign: Aries

Edward Kasner Net Worth

Edward Kasner net worth and salary: Edward Kasner is a Mathematician who has a net worth of $1.5 Million. Edward Kasner was born in New York City, in April 2, 1878. Mathematician who coined the term 'googol,' to characterize a large number, one followed by a hundred zeros. He was also the first Jew appointed to a faculty position in the sciences at Columbia University.
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💰 Net worth: $1.5 Million (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

Mathematician who coined the term 'googol,' to characterize a large number, one followed by a hundred zeros. He was also the first Jew appointed to a faculty position in the sciences at Columbia University.

Before Fame

He worked as a math tutor at Columbia University.

Trivia

He co-wrote the book 'Mathematics and the Imagination' in 1940 where he first coined the term "googol".

Family Life

His nephew inspired him to come up with the word 'googol' to spark the interest of math in children.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow American mathematician Oswald Veblen.