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 More on millions and billions 2010-03-11 julio pose la question :shouldn't the thousands of millions, tens of thousands of millions, and hundreds of thousands of millions be called what they are? technically they are not billions because billions come after 999,999,999,999 . It would sound better to call the numbers by their real name when economists talk about the national deficit besides mathematics is a very precise science that doesn't admit mistakes. Or am I wrong? I know that in other countries is expressed different than here. I have this question to different people and nobody has a "logical" explanation to it. " that's the way is here in the US" does not explain any thingPenny Nom lui répond. Why is the difference between british and american counting? 2008-12-15 Muhammad pose la question :Why is the difference between british and american counting? Example 1 Billion american = 1,000,000,000 but, 1 Billion British = 1,000,000,000,000Robert Dawson and Harley Weston lui répond. Gallons in a tank 2003-03-20 Leslie pose la question :I am trying to figure the liquid gallons in a water tank that is 19" wide by 29.25" long and is 12.25" high. Could you tell me the formula to figure this out. Penny Nom lui répond. How many billions equal one trillion? 2002-12-07 Ryan and Aylah pose la question :How many billions equal one trillion? We believe that the answer is one thousand times one billion equals one trillion. Please help us with the answer to this question. Penny Nom lui répond. Gallons 2001-11-19 Shawn pose la question :Do we use British or American gallons in Canada? Chris Fisher lui répond.

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