My preferred way of doing this is to make the 100 billion and 14 trillion into a fraction, i.e.
Then cancel as many zeros as possible, to give
To turn this into a percentage you multiply by 100, which gives
which cancels down to
This is about 0.7%.
by arwilsmith 8 years ago
one billion times one trillion=
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