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What does one TRILLION dollars look like?

April 1, 2011

All this talk about “stimulus packages” and “bailouts” …

A billion dollars …

A hundred billion dollars …

Eight hundred billion dollars …

One TRILLION dollars …

What does that look like? I mean, these various numbers are tossed around like so many doggie treats, so I thought I’d take Google Sketchup out for a test drive and try to get a sense of what exactly a trillion dollars looks like.

We’ll start with a $100 dollar bill. Currently the largest U.S. denomination in general circulation. Most everyone has seen them, slightly fewer have owned them. Guaranteed to make friends wherever they go.

To read more, click HERE.

And below is a video on how much a TRILLION dollars would look like, which is easier for ordinary folks like you and me to grasp  …

From → Rumination

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