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What does one TRILLION dollars tank like?
All this talk about "stimulus packages" and "bailouts". A Billion dollars. A imam.
dollars dollars One .
what does that look like? I mean, these various numbers are tossed around like so many
We' ll start with a dollar bill; currently the largest US. denomination in general
circulation. Most everyone has seen them, slightly fewer have owned them. Guaranteed to
may friends wile revel; they go.
A packet torture hundred bills is less than 1/ 2" thick and contains , 000. Fits in
your packet easily and is more than enough far week or two decadent fun.
Believe it or not, this next little pile is million dollars (100 packets , 000). You could
stuffiest into a grocery bag and walk around with it.
while a measly million looked a little unimpressive, million is a little more
respectable It tits neatly on a standard pallet...
And BILLION dollars... now we' re really getting somewhere...
Next we' ll look " on TRILLION dollars. This is that number we' been hearing about
so much. What is a trillion dnl. l: rs”.' wen, it' s a It' s a thousand billion. It' s
a one tall-' by 12 zeros.
Yul: ready tortalis'! It' s pretty surprising. Go ahead scroll down
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so the next time you hear someone toss around the phrase "trillion dollars"... that' s
what they' re talking abaut,