a- - - BIG NUMBERS We have seen that the natural number sequence, as defined, has no largest number, but continues indefinitely ... We hear that different government programs cost millions or even billions of dollars, and that our national debt is now over five trillion dollars. ... A billion is a thousand million, or 1, 000, 000, 000. ... Extending this idea we can write one million as 10Ad and one billion as 10Ad.

Title | : | Mathematical Mysteries |

Author | : | Calvin C. Clawson |

Publisher | : | Springer - 2013-11-09 |

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