How much is trillion

  1. TakeshiYashima profile image61
    TakeshiYashimaposted 11 years ago

    We're frequently hearing term trillion. All of us often hear in the press that national debt of the United States is actually currently surpassing $16.5 trillion as well as all the US liabilities are currently nearly $100 trillion. But, here's the question. Precisely how much and how huge is actually a trillion bucks? Seriously, I am unable to imagine exactly how big is the number is... Yet, I found pretty fascinating data of how to measure the trillion. In this particular blog, I would like to share and illustrate exactly how huge is the trillion dollars in several different angles.


    Many people usually see trillion in numerical figures however why don't we compare with other numbers:

    Thousand = 1,000

    Million = 1,000,000

    Billion = 1,000,000,000

    Trillion = 1,000,000,000,000

    From this, trillion seems to be large figure nevertheless I am guessing lots of people are not understanding how large is this figure. And so, why don't we measure the span of time will it take in order to count each denomination for $1 for each second.

    The amount of time will it take to finish counting

    Thousand dollars = 1000 second = 16.67 min

    Million dollars = Million Second = 16,666.67 min = 277.78 hours = 11.5 days

    Billion dollars = Billion Second = 16666666.7 min = 277777.8 Hours = 31.7 years

    Trillion dollars = Trillion second = 16666666667 min = 277777778 Hours = 31709 years

    Simply by $1 / second, it may need 31,709 years in order to ultimately complete counting trillion bucks. Whoa, you need to be pretty healthy as well as energetic to finish counting trillion dollars... Anyways, let me take a look at distance standpoint.

    The amount of distance stack of trillion dollars require us?

    I recently found fascinating online video presenting relating to this notion and I was without doubt facinated by it so I would like to share the amount of distance stack for each denomination take us if we use stack of thousand dollar bills.

    Million dollars = 4 inch

    Billion dollars = 358 feet high = midsection of high-rise building

    Trillion dollars = 67.9 miles high = Approx . distance from Springfield MA to Albany NY

    This really is incredible... This is how huge trillion really is. As I pointed out previously, it took Three hundred years to arrive at first $1 trillion in national debt in 1974. That trillion dollars includes entire states, cities as well as sites we could possibly look at right now of all the structure, bridge as well as road etc. Do you want to guess the length of time did it take to reach last trillion dollars?

    Required only 4 and half month...

    That is extremely frightening development... The sum of money has increased tremendously specifically after Us president Richard Nixon had taken united states away from the gold standard in August 15th 1971. Do you care to think of the world in which increase trillion dollars in every single 30 days, each Two weeks or perhaps daily? This is precisely how all of empires falled historically and our pattern is aligned perfectly. With data as well as past as a guide, America is going to be led toward the consequence that every past kingdom experienced; total destruction of the currency system due to hyperinflation. Right now, we all are viewing the last chapter of end of fiat currency system. In my belief, we all need to acquire certain portions of physical precious metals within their investment in the instance of this worst case situation unfolds.

    1. Emmanuel Marosi profile image42
      Emmanuel Marosiposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      there's no such cash on earth...only numerical representation


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