 Fortean Mysteries SIG     |    index.htm André Joyce Fan Club   |   GAMES   |   Chi Xi Digamma   |   Googology   |   Hierogonometry   |   Jootsy Calculus   |   links   |   Merology   |   neologisms   |   Oogology   |   Pataphysics   |   Sequences   MEROLOGY translated by Razilee Purdue C1978-2003 Hierogamous Enterprises This is Joyce's "new merology", an improved version of the old unreliable numerology, in which number names correspond to the numbers they name, up to centillion, G(2, 303, 10). a = G(2, -4, 2)G(2, -2, 3)G(2, -1, 7)G(2, 3, 11) = 1331/1008 b = 2G(2, 3, 5) = 250 c = G(2, 16, 2)G(2, 7, 3)G(2, 19, 5)G(2, 2, 11) d = 5G(2, 43, 2)G(2, -15, 3) e = G(2, -2, 2)G(2, 2, 3)G(2, 2,11) ec = 3G(2, 27, 2)G(2, -2, 5)G(2, -1, 7)G(2, 2, 11) en = 10 ex = 11G(2, 13, 2)G(2, 16, 5)G(2, -1, 7) f = 11/2 fi = 10/11 fo = 80/121 g = G(2, 3, 2)G(2, -2, 3)G(2, -1, 5) = 8/45 h = 3 i = 40/121 i = 5G(2, 3, 2)G(2, -2, 11) in = -4 j = 55/1842 k = G(2, -5, 3)G(2, -1, 5)G(2, -1, 11)G(2, 13, 7)G(2, 3, 222) l = G(2, 7, 2)G(2, -2, 3)G(2, -1, 5)G(2, -2, 11) ll = 5G(2, 2, 3)G(2, 6, 11) = 79720245 lv = 5G(2, 4, 2)G(2, -1, 3)G(2, 2, 11) = 968/3 m = 1/4  n = 10           ne = G(2, -3, 2)G(2, 2, 3)G(2, -2, 5)G(2, 2, 11) = 1089/200 nov = G(2, 27, 2)G(2, 24, 5) = 8G(2, 24, 10) o = G(2, 3, 2)G(2, -2, 3)G(2, -19, 5)G(2, -1, 7)G(2, -1, 11) p = G(18, 2)G(2, -2, 3)G(2, 19, 5)G(2, -1, 7)G(2,-1, 11) pl = + 1 + q = G(2, 8, 10) re = G(2, 2, 2)G(2, -2, 3)G(2, -2, 11) = 8/1089 s = 7/55 t = 1 te = + ti = G(2, 4, 2)G(2, -2, 3)G(2. -1, 7)G(2, -1, 11) = 16/7623 tr = 2500 u = 1 ua = 189/13456 ui = 25000 us = - 1 + v = 18/11 w = G(2, -2, 2)G(2, 2, 3)G(2, -2, 5)G(2, 2, 11) we = 1/5 x = 3G(2, -2, 2)G(2, -1,7)G(2, 3, 11) = 3993/14 y = 10 + z = -605/2 + which gives us results such as:        zero = -605/2 + (1089/2)(121/20)(200/1,089) = 0        one = (200/1089)(1,089/200) = 1        two = 1(1089/100)(200/1,089) = 2        three = (1)3(4/1,089)(1,089/4) = 3        Joyce = 136,125(1016)(1089/4) + (55/1842)(200/1089)10  = 370600312500000000000000 5000/91179        zillion = 3999697.5    a simpler, older, smaller ranged, purely additive version has: a = +936.5                                 o = +23 b = +999999766                        q = +999999999998510.5 d = +296.5                                 r = +49.5 e = +107                                   s = +106.5 f = -95.5                                    t = -9 g = -16.5                                    u = +27 h = -251.5                                  v = -184.5 i = +178                                    w = -12 l = +3.5                                      x = -287.5 m = +999766                             y = +72 n = -129                                    z = -179.5 zero = -179.5 + 107 + 49.5 + 23 = 0 Joyce = 296 but it gives the quite preposterous: zillion = -271.5   Lee Sallows' base-27 system (see Septemviginaries) includes spaces: space = 0, A = 1, B = 2, . . . , Z = 26 zero = 515904 one = 11318 two = 15216 three = 10799546 one hundred = 3196540 Joyce = 5627966 Andre Joyce = 313969444118456 zillion = 10208693345    The base-36 system (see Sexatrigintaries), an extrapolation of base 16, includes both letters and numbers: ZERO = 46158 ONE =  1108 TWO = 1388 THREE = 1376182 JOYCE = 918926 ZILLION = 2147557151 CP3O = 160827 R2D2 = 842546  A base-62 system could logically include both spaces and numbers, capitals and minscules, say with  A, . . ., Z = 10, . . . , 35, a, . . ., z = 36, . . ., 61, space = decimal point: zero = 14695104 one = 195278 two = 215066 three = 823152836 Joyce = 292899820 Andre Joyce = 159594674.292899820 zillion = 3505830076725 CP3O = 183285788 R2D2 = 6443352 