







More on millions and billions 
20100311 

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 thing Penny Nom lui répond. 





Billions and more! and even more! 
20040301 

Steph pose la question : What comes after undecillion? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Billions and more! 
19970915 

Mahabir B. Gupta pose la question : I would like to know how you americans write the number 1 billion. Do you say "One thousand million"..can you answer by giving me examples? 1,000,000> 1 million 1,000,000,000>1 billion Why is it that in spanish it is different? Penny Nom lui répond. 





2.5 percent of 1.5 billion 
20210513 

Anish pose la question : What is the 2.5 percent of 1.5 billion?
please state if there are any general formulae of this calculation.
Thank you Penny Nom lui répond. 





10^1,000,000 
20201218 

G pose la question : Looking for the name of a really big number.
its a 1. with a Million zeroes after it. Harley Weston lui répond. 





my prcentage of years on earth is 
20200921 

Bill pose la question : This Tuesday is my birthday and I will be 69. and I just wanted to know
life ear is say earth is 6 billion years old I'm just curious to what percentage does my existence on earth reptresent I do realize that it's a
flash in the pan Penny Nom lui répond. 





Percentages 
20190330 

Mari pose la question : I am trying to find out what percentage of our worlds population does the youtuber
Pewdiepie have for subscribers? So he has 91 million subscribers and there are roughly
7.53 Billion people in the world. So what percent of our worlds population does Pewdiepie
have for subscribers? Am I asking this correctly? I am just curious for marketing reasons
and how much of the worlds market share does Pewdiepie have for his youtube
channel? I just do not know how to set up the problem to find the answer? Penny Nom lui répond. 





One millionth of one percent of 90,000,000,000 
20170116 

Gene pose la question : What absolute number is one millionth of one percent of 90,000,000,000 Penny Nom lui répond. 





A 2 million gallon tank 
20160928 

Kimberly pose la question : I have a tank that is shaped like a cylinder, and it has to hold 2 million
gallons of water. There is a height limit of 30 ft.
I know the equation is V=pi x r squared x h but I don't know if I need anything
For the square foot of water. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Converting ml to g 
20160428 

Lerato pose la question : I would like to know which formula should I use to convert ml to g? Penny Nom lui répond. 





$xx,xxx million 
20150112 

sherry pose la question :
as a financial editor, for years I've seen $\$$ amts like this:
$\$xx,xxx$ million (ie, with a comma, not dec point)
Isn't that thousands of millions, which would equal 'billions'? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Converting millimeters to centimeters 
20110404 

Pat pose la question : I need to convert 67 mm to centimeters how do I do this? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Mill 
20100126 

Kenneth pose la question : Is a mill, as it pertains to property taxes, regarded as a unit of measure like a meter or an hour, etc? Robert Dawson lui répond. 





Milliliter conversion 
20091129 

Jan pose la question : I am trying out a new bath salt recipe for one of my clients that has little children. Here then is the question, the recipe for color changing bubble bath calls for 0.15ml dry FD&C color. Since the recipe came from Australia, I have not a clue of how to change this into USA measurments Penny Nom lui répond. 





Oneeighth of one million dollars 
20091116 

Jarrett pose la question : what is 1/8 equal to out of a million dollars. Penny Nom lui répond. 





how many ones are in 1 million 
20090917 

djuan pose la question : how many ones are in 1 million Harley Weston lui répond. 





Multiplying Large Numbers 
20090709 

Jessica pose la question : What is 12 billion X 6 trillion? Janice Cotcher lui répond. 





Multiplying Large Numbers 
20090709 

Jessica pose la question : What is 12 billion X 6 trillion? Janice Cotcher lui répond. 





More on mills 
20090325 

Kenneth pose la question : If I want to express 13 mills as a decimal part of $1.00, the answer
is $0.013. This amount is found by dividing 13 mills by 1000
mills/$1.00.
Can 13 mills be expressed as a decimal part of another amount instead
of $1.00? For example, express 13 mills as a decimal part of $1.50
or express 13 mills as a decimal part of $0.10. What would these
amounts be? Robert Dawson lui répond. 





Milliliters of oxygen in your lungs 
20090320 

Leandrea pose la question : if you have 3 liters of air in your lungs and 2/10 of that is oxygen, how many milliliters of oxygen are in your lungs? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Express 13 mills as a decimal part of $1.00. 
20090313 

Kenneth pose la question : Hello:
I read the following in an old business mathematics textbook:
"Express 13 mills as a decimal part of $1.00."
I can determine the answer as follows: There are 1000 mills in or per
$1.00. 13 mills divided by 1000 mills/$1.00 equals $0.013, the answer.
My question is as follows: What does "...as a decimal part of $1.00"
indicate or represent from "Express 13 mills as a decimal part of
$1.00."?
Is (a decimal part of $1.00) any decimal less than $1.00 with the decimal having a dollar sign
before it.
I thank you for your reply. Harley Weston lui répond. 





Converting grams to milliliters 
20090104 

Faiza pose la question : I was looking for how to convert grams into mL and I read on this site
to convert one to the other you need to know what substance you are measuring.
so if I am measuring sugar or any of the baking ingredient like flour how do
I convert them from grams to mL is there a simple method I can use to do that? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A wine decanter 
20081210 

Suzanne pose la question : I am trying to buy a wine decanter for my dad for Christmas. One big
problem I am having shopping online is finding the right size. Wine is sold
by metric ml, with a standard bottle holding 750ml of wine. Decanters are
measured by oz, and the sizes are all over the place, with one site alone
having sizes 25oz, 26 1/2oz, 50oz, 59 1/8oz, and 68oz.
Can you help me with metric conversions so I can figure out how much wine
these decanters hold? Like everybody else, I need this as soon as possible
so I can get it shipped in time for Christmas. (I'm disabled & don't drive, so
online shopping is my only way to get gifts.)
Thanks for your help!
Suzanne Chris Fisher and Robert Dawson lui répond. 





Dividing Large Numbers 
20081126 

Mark pose la question : what is 7.9 trillion divided by 301 million? Janice Cotcher lui répond. 





Millimeters to inches 
20081015 

diane pose la question : can you convert milliliters to inches? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Some number words 
20080925 

jodie pose la question : My son would like to know the names of digits. When counting it starts ones, tens, hundred, thousand, millions, billions, trillion...he would like to know the order of what comes next and how far we have named them.. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many ml are in 40 grams? 
20080909 

Nancy pose la question : I need to know how many ml are in 40 grams. So what is the base 1ml= how may grams Harley Weston lui répond. 





Cubic centimeters and milliliters 
20080707 

Robert pose la question : how many milliliters are in 750 cubic centimeters? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Converting ounces to milliliters 
20080321 

kelly pose la question : As I have to drink 12  8 ounce glasses of water a day and my water bottle holds 591 ml, how many bottles of water must I drink? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many meters/kilometers/millimeters would that be? 
20080117 

chantal pose la question : if a ocean/lake/river is 250meters from where you are, how long would it take to get to shore? how many meters/kilometers/millimeters would that be? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Converting grams of hair spray into milliliters 
20071202 

komal pose la question : I am confused that i am converting 75grams of hair spray ( liquid) into ML? but i couldnt get the answer what is perfect answer for that please help me for this thing. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How do i convert milliliters to grams for water and also for copper sulfate (CuSO4)? 
20071111 

jenn pose la question : how do i convert milliliters to grams for
water and also for copper sulfate (CuSO4)? Harley Weston lui répond. 





How many ten thousands makes one million? 
20071002 

Payton pose la question : how many ten thousands makes one million? Penny Nom lui répond. 





What was the water level in the cylinder? 
20070911 

glen pose la question : After a 5.63g sample of Wood's metal has been added to the water in a 10mL graduated cylinder, the new water level is 8.7mL. What was the water level in the cylinder before the sample was added? Stephen la Rocque lui répond. 





Which is more, 1.25 grams or 4.7 ml? 
20070822 

jenni pose la question : Which is more? 1.25 grams or 4.7 ml Penny Nom lui répond. 





65 grams =_____?mg 
20070822 

Quan pose la question : 65 grams = _____?mg Penny Nom lui répond. 





What is 240mL of water in cups? 
20070816 

Gareth pose la question : What is 240mL of water in cups? Penny Nom lui répond. 





If A is 1 and Z is 26 
20070629 

Sue pose la question : If A is 1 and Z is 26 is there a word that when you multiply all the numbers instead of letters adds up to a million? Chris Fisher and Harley Weston lui répond. 





How do I convert inches to mm in my head? 
20070627 

philip pose la question : Hi, I would like to know how to convert inches to mm in my head, I use socket sets and want to know an easy way to work out what 3/16, 7/32 is in mm. Thanks Phil Harley Weston lui répond. 





Converting yogurt 
20070521 

Annie pose la question : I'm trying to follow a diet plan. The diet says I should have a 125ml tub of natural low fat bio yogurt. The only problem is, the yogurt pot lists its weight as 150g (with a large 'e' after it). Can you tell me how much of the yogurt pot I'm suppost to have please, or give me a conversion chart to change from g to ml for natural bio yogurt? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Converting mass and volume of water 
20070510 

Shian pose la question : Hello please help, I just can't seem to get the convertion thing and my mom tried to help but I still don't get it. How many grams does 1 milliliter of water weight? I was told 1g. How many grams does 0.1 liter of water weight? I was told 0.1g. Can you tell me if the answers given are correct with an explaination that I can understand? Thank you. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Grams to millilitres 
20070302 

anton pose la question : I am trying to convert 28 grams of weight loss powder into mils Gabriel Potter lui répond. 





Grams/milliliters 
20070219 

Keshia pose la question : If there are 27 grams of sugar in 240 mililiters, How many grams are in 100 mililiters? I have been trying to figure this question out for about an hour and I cannot seem to get it. Thank you for your help. Chris Fisher and Haley Ess lui répond. 





Converting sq inches to sq millimeters 
20070208 

Michael pose la question : If I have 1/32 sq inches, what does that equal in sq millimeters? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





$380 Billion divided by 29.6 million 
20070205 

Bob pose la question : $380 Billion divided by Iraq population of 29.6 million equals $_____ / Iraqi. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Grams and mls 
20070126 

Larissa pose la question : Is there a formula to convert grams to mls..? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





how many milliliters does it take to fill a liter? 
20070122 

Heather pose la question : how many milliliters does it take to fill a liter? Penny Nom lui répond. 





mls and grams 
20070119 

JJ pose la question : If I have a 2000litre pool and need to put 2mg of chlorine per litre, how many mls do I need to add? Penny Nom lui répond. 





I want to convert milliliters into grams. 
20061214 

Kenchotenzin pose la question : I want to convert milliliters into grams. Penny Nom lui répond. 





10,000 Million sandwiches 
20060912 

A business person pose la question : One of our customers said that the UK sells "10,000 Million" sandwiches annually in their take away restaurants...
How many is this exactly? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many microliters (ul) are there in 0.5 ml? 
20060829 

Monica pose la question : How many microliters (ul) are there in 0.5 ml? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many thousands are in ten million. 
20060824 

Echoe pose la question : How many thousands are in ten million. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many milliliters of solution should be administered 
20060822 

Traci pose la question : If a solution contains 4 percent , how many milliliters of solution should be administered to give a patent 80 grams? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Grams and milliliters 
20060727 

Poh pose la question : We would like to know the conversion of 1 gm of cream/powder to ml. Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom lui répond. 





Ounces of water to grams 
20060716 

Liza pose la question : How many grams is in 10 ounces? I'm asking this question because i just bought a sea monkey and it says add 10 ounces of water and I don't know what that means. I have asked my parents but neither of them know. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many thousands make 1million? 
20060510 

Raj pose la question : How many thousands make 1million? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How to find the odds for a lottery jackpot 
20060412 

Harvey pose la question : Is it best to use factorials to calculate the odds of winning a lottery, such as the MegaMillions that is popular in the US, or is there a better way? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many millimeters are in 12 feet? 
20060106 

Hunter pose la question : How many millimeters are in 12 feet? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Liters and milliliters 
20060105 

Cara pose la question : if you had 1.5 liters of water, how many milliliters would you have Penny Nom lui répond. 





Milliliters, centiliters and hogsheads 
20060103 

A worried teen pose la question : How many milliliters are in a centiliter?
and What is an equivalent to a hogshead in liquid measuring? Your help is greatly appreciated. Sincerely worried teen
Penny Nom lui répond. 





Milliliters to grams 
20051229 

Kaitlyn pose la question : If I'm using baking soda, how do I convert milliliters to grams? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Inches and millimeters 
20051008 

Ron pose la question : You know they say 14mm = 9/16" or something of that nature, i need to know exactly how this is done. Chris Fisher lui répond. 





Inches and millimeters 
20050930 

A student pose la question : how many inches are there in mm? For example 30x40 mm = how many inches. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Converting from grams to milliliters 
20050915 

A student pose la question : What if you don't know the liquid that you are converting from grams to milliliters? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Centimeters, millimeters and milliliters 
20050419 

A student pose la question : How many milliliters in a centimeter? Penny Nom lui répond. 





One million times one billion 
20050215 

A student pose la question : How much is ONE MILLION TIMES ONE BILLION in the American system ? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Grams to milliliters 
20040925 

Emily pose la question : I am trying to convert 19.5g into mL assuming that it's water; density=1g/mL. I don't know where to begin. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A big number 
20040826 

Mark pose la question : If you have $999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999.99 and you find a pennie how much is that and can you give me the name of it. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Billions in Australia 
20040312 

An Australian pose la question : how many million in one billion ? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A metric prefix table 
20040307 

April pose la question : Can you tell me what the scale is for nano, micro, mega, kilo, etc.... I know that mega is 10 to the sixth power but I can't remember the other ones. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Grams and Milliliters 
20040217 

Chantal pose la question : We have to do a "thing", and I need to convert grams into mililitres (g into mL). how can I do this? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Making a windmill 
20040102 

Matthew pose la question : I am a farmer in Ontario. It has been almost 20 years since high school. I am toying with making a windmill. The output chart for the the old generator I have is shown below. Before I tear it appart I would like to develop a formula from the chart that can predict the output at various speeds. Penny Nom lui répond. 





One million seconds 
20030904 

Vince pose la question : If you can write a number each second for one million seconds, how many hours would it take? Penny Nom lui répond. 





An inch and a millimeter 
20030621 

Greg pose la question : The conversion factor for inches to millimeters 25.4 It strikes me as very odd that it's not some infinite decimal. I could understand this if one system was derived from the other but as I understand it they were derived independently. Is the conversion 25.4 or 25.4000XXXXXXX? If it's just 25.4 then how did that happen? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Millimeters to inches 
20030528 

Brian pose la question : I am a music instructor just trying to get a horn repaired. I have been trying to get replacement pearls for a keyboard of a horn. The mechanic needs the measurement in inches. The calibers say that the size is .115 mm can you tell me what that is in inches, I tried your formula of 2.54 mm per inch but this is a smaller size and I cannot seem to figure it out. Penny Nom lui répond. 





1 followed by a million zeros 
20030319 

David pose la question : What do you call the number represented by the numeral '1' followed by one million zeros? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Hundreds, thousands, millions,... 
20030219 

Karissa and Jasmeen pose la question : hundreds, thousands, millions,  can you help us with the rest of this sequence  we are trying to find the largest number Penny Nom lui répond. 





Millilitres and millimeters 
20030209 

Iwan pose la question : I was just wondering whether a millilitre was equal to a millimetre, if not, what is there difference. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Milliliters 
20030204 

James pose la question : What is a milliliter? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic centimeters 
20021107 

Rita pose la question : Was in emergency room yesterdayMD aspirated 40cc of fluid from my kneewhat does a "cc" equate to? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Milliters and grams 
20010920 

Bettyjo pose la question : 500 ml is what in grams Pnny Nom lui répond. 





6,000,000,000,000,000,000 
20010712 

James pose la question : How would I express 6,000,000,000,000,000,000 in words? Leeanne Boehm lui répond. 





Camille Jordan 
20010322 

Missy pose la question : PLEASE SEND ME INFORMATION ON CAMILLE JORDAN AND HIS WORK IN ABSTRACT ALGEBRA Rick Seaman lui répond. 





How big is a trillion? 
20001107 

A teacher pose la question : How can you explain how much a trillion is to a 5th grade class? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Names for large numbers 
20000616 

Mireille Carthier pose la question : I am trying to find the common names (in English and French) for the big numbers as follows:  English  French  10^{6}  million  million  10^{9}  billion  milliard?  10^{12}  trillion  billion?  10^{15}  ??  trillion?  Thank you very much Claude Tardif and Harley Weston lui répond. 





A gazillion 
19990821 

Leah pose la question : Does a gazillion really exist? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Ounces and milliliters 
19990417 

Tony Rizzi pose la question : I'm mixing a formula of: 48 oz distilled water. 15 grams of Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose GR (powder) 30 grams of Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose MR (powder) 200 grams of Barium Sulfate (powder) 1000 grams of Calcium Hydroxide (powder) After mixing, I need to estimate the amount of each ingredient that fits in a 3ml syringe. And how many syringes I can fill? Harley weston lui répond. 





Converting Metric Measurements 
19990408 

Rick pose la question : Do you have any simple explanations for converting Metric measurements to other Metric measurements?? What helpful hints do you also have for a 5th Grader... Penny Nom lui répond. 





Metric Conversion 
19990307 

TDestra pose la question : Please help to answer this question: Is a cubic centimeter equivalent to milligrams or milliliters, and how many? Also, is it a liquid measure? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Converting mm's to inches 
19990222 

Paul White pose la question : It has been a long time since high school and I do not remember how to convert mm to inches. Could you please tell me what this would convert to in inches? 210 X 254 mm. Chris Fisher lui répond. 





Thousands, millions, billions and trillions 
19960822 

Blaine pose la question : What are the names of the periods in groups of numbers like 123,456,789. I need to know the names of them for school. I already know the first ones: units thousands millions billions trillions. Penny Nom and Diane Hanson lui répond. 

