One Trillion Dollars Visualized

It’s official, trillion is the new billion. No longer is government spending talked about in terms of a mere ten digits. With the recent flurry of government spending, we are going to need another three zeros to make sense of it all. One trillion dollars is a number that few people can comprehend, let alone your standard nine digit calculator. So what does one trillion dollars look like?

[Via Mint]

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2 Responses to One Trillion Dollars Visualized

  1. What is funny to me is that, for people who live in countries whith a International Sistem of Units, billion is actually, 1×10^12, that is your trillion. And a trillion is 1×10^18… I can't visualize that amount of money.

  2. What is funny to me is that, for people who live in countries whith a International Sistem of Units, billion is actually, 1×10^12, that is your trillion. And a trillion is 1×10^18… I can’t visualize that amount of money.