







Billions and more! and even more! 
20040301 

From Steph: What comes after undecillion? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Billions and more! 
19970915 

From Mahabir B. Gupta: 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? Answered by Penny Nom. 





1 billion x 1 billion 
20170811 

From Kona: 1 billion x 1 billion
1 trillion x 1 trillion Answered by Penny Nom. 





1.5% of 1 trillion 
20141230 

From Kgosi: How much is 1.5% of 1 trillion? Answered by Penny Nom. 





2.3% of $17.3 trillion 
20140221 

From C: What is the annual interest on $17.3 trillion at a rate of 2.3%. Thank you Answered by Penny Nom. 





11 trillion divided by 309,418,000 
20100605 

From Dion: I am struggling to calculate what 11 trillion divided by 309,418,000 is. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A trillion grains of rice 
20090914 

From akaila: can 1trillion rice grains fit in a classroom with the area of 144.4m3 Answered by Penny Nom. 





What is 3 trillion divided by 3 billion? 
20090618 

From Dianna: What is 3 trillion divided by 3 billion? Answered by Penny Nom. 





12% of 4 trillion 
20090425 

From ROBERT: WHAT IS 12% OF FOUR TRILLION Answered by Penny Nom. 





Why is the difference between british and american counting? 
20081215 

From Muhammad: Why is the difference between british and american counting?
Example 1 Billion american = 1,000,000,000 but,
1 Billion British = 1,000,000,000,000 Answered by Robert Dawson and Harley Weston. 





What is one trillion divided by 10? 
20081209 

From mark: can you please tell me what one trillion divided by 10 is Answered by Robert Dawson and Penny Nom. 





Dividing Large Numbers 
20081126 

From Mark: what is 7.9 trillion divided by 301 million? Answered by Janice Cotcher. 





Some number words 
20080925 

From jodie: 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.. Answered by Penny Nom. 





One trillion divided by 2,600,000 
20080105 

From Carlton: If you divide one trillion by 2,600,000 what is the answer? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The distance of the Andromeda Galaxy 
20071022 

From ROLY: What is 2.5 million miles x 6 trillion miles (light year)
This is the distance of the ANDROMEDA Galaxy. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





A trillion sugar cubes 
20061110 

From Leeza: How many dump trucks (I believe the standard bed size is 16'L x 8'W x 4'D) would it take to hold one trillion sugar cubes (which I believe are approximately 2cm in L, W and D)? Answered by Penny Nom. 





A trillion seconds? 
20061016 

From A student: How many years, days, hours, minutes, and seconds in a trillion seconds? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Place value 
20061012 

From Sue: We have extended the place value chart out 14 places and want to know what comes after hundred trillions? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





How many billions make a trillion? 
20060408 

From Bill: How many billions make a trillion? Answered by Penny Nom. 





6 trillion x 50 million 
20050930 

From Roly: There is a realm of the richest galaxies in the in the night sky. They are 50 million light years away. That is 6 trillion x 50 million???. What math equivalent is that? Answered by Penny. 





What is 2,500 X 6 trillion miles? 
20050915 

From Roly: ANDROMEDA Galaxy is 2,500 light years away. A light year is 6 trillion miles. What is 2,500 X 6 trillion miles in a mathematical number? Answered by Penny Nom. 





0.3 trillion 
20031020 

From Bill: What is .3 of one trillion? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How high does the sequence of numbers go 
20030907 

From Shayna: My quetion is "How high to the sequence of numbers go"? e.g. one, ten, hundred, thousand, million, billion, trillion, and from there is my queston. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many billions equal one trillion? 
20021207 

From Ryan and Aylah: 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. Answered by Penny Nom. 





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

From James: How would I express 6,000,000,000,000,000,000 in words? Answered by Leeanne Boehm. 





How big is a trillion? 
20001107 

From A teacher: How can you explain how much a trillion is to a 5th grade class? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Names for large numbers 
20000616 

From Mireille Carthier: 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 Answered by Claude Tardif and Harley Weston. 





Counting to a trillion 
20000206 

From Art Keck: If I counted one dollar every second, would it take 31,000 years to count to a trillion? If not, could you please explain how long it yould take? Answered by Penny Nom. 





A gazillion 
19990821 

From Leah: Does a gazillion really exist? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Thousands, millions, billions and trillions 
19960822 

From Blaine: 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. Answered by Penny Nom and Diane Hanson. 

