Date: Apr 30, 2013 2:50 AM
Author: Phillip Helbig---remove CLOTHES to reply
Subject: Re: the situation is worse than you thought

In article <b5tun8t1obm7tdgotriga8uniqcj6ehfk1@4ax.com>, quasi
<quasi@null.set> writes:

> Forget what I said above -- I misread a web link.

In general, if you have to look it up yourself, don't post.

> In the US,
>
> a billion = 10^9
> a trillion = 10^12
>
> In the UK (and many other countries),
>
> a billion = 10^12 (1 million squared)
> a trillion = 10^18 (1 million cubed)


Right. 10^15 being a billiard.