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 Question from Gene, a parent: what absolute number is one millionth of one percent of 90,000,000,000

Hi Gene,

one percent of 90,000,000,000 is

$\frac{90,000,000,000}{100} = 900,000,000$

and hence one millionth of this is 900,000,000 divided by one million.

Penny

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