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Teachers' Lounge Discussion: Use of commas in math

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From: Loyd <loydlin@aol.com>
To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2008122317:59:33
Subject: Re: Re: Re: confused

On 2004012117:39:06, Aaron wrote:
>
>In England a billion is a million million (10^12), instead of one
>thousand million (10^9) in the USA.
>


Our two nations should agree on this since the current meltdown
involves trillions.  (10^12) in the US.  In the the US, a million
million is a trillion or 10^12. 

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