difference between a million, a billion and a trillion?

A million seconds is 13 days.

A billion seconds is 31 years.

A trillion seconds is 31,688 years.

A billion seconds is 31 years.

A trillion seconds is 31,688 years.

A million minutes ago was – 1 year, 329 days, 10 hours and 40 minutes ago.

A billion minutes ago was just after the time of Christ.

A billion minutes ago was just after the time of Christ.

A million hours ago was in 1885.

A billion hours ago man had not yet walked on earth.

A billion hours ago man had not yet walked on earth.

A million dollars ago was five (5) seconds ago at the U.S. Treasury.

A billion dollars ago was late yesterday afternoon at the U.S. Treasury.

A billion dollars ago was late yesterday afternoon at the U.S. Treasury.

A trillion dollars is so large a number that only politicians

can use the term in conversation... probably because they

seldom think about what they are really saying. I've read that

mathematicians do not even use the term trillion!

Here is some perspective on TRILLION:

Trillion = 1,000,000,000,000.

The country has not existed for a trillion seconds.

Western civilization has not been around a trillion seconds.

One trillion seconds ago – 31,688 years – Neanderthals stalked the plains of Europe.

can use the term in conversation... probably because they

seldom think about what they are really saying. I've read that

mathematicians do not even use the term trillion!

Here is some perspective on TRILLION:

Trillion = 1,000,000,000,000.

The country has not existed for a trillion seconds.

Western civilization has not been around a trillion seconds.

One trillion seconds ago – 31,688 years – Neanderthals stalked the plains of Europe.

Million: 1,000,000

Billion: 1,000,000,000

Trillion: 1,000,000,000,000

Quintillion: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000

Sextillion: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

Nonillion: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

Centillion: 1 followed by 303 zeros.

Billion: 1,000,000,000

Trillion: 1,000,000,000,000

Quintillion: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000

Sextillion: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

Nonillion: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

Centillion: 1 followed by 303 zeros.

I didn´t know the centillion until now. I thought the highest really speakable number was the googol

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Googol

except the googolplex which is derived from googol - presumably something like an insider joke for mathematicians.

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