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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>, quasi
> 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.