Mathematicians Discovered a New, Much Faster Way to Multiply Large Numbers

Interesting Engineering | Oct 17, 2019 at 6:27 PM
  • Two mathematicians from Australia and France have come up with a new, faster way to multiply extremely long numbers together.
  • If we don’t have a computer or a calculator, multiplying long numbers together can be an extremely time-consuming exercise.
  • Now, Associate Professor David Harvey, from the University of New South Wales (UNSW)’ School of Mathematics and Statistics, has developed a new method for multiplying large numbers together.