Date: Apr 30, 2013 3:12 AM
Author: quasi
Subject: Re: the situation is worse than you thought

Phillip Helbig wrote:
>quasi wrote:
>>
>> Forget what I said above -- I misread a web link.

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


Nonsense.

Had I known it in advance, I still might have remembered it
incorrectly.

Besides, I caught and corrected my own error almost right away.

>> 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.


Based on what I found by looking it up.

quasi