[RC5] 10^(6*int) [off-topic]

Christopher Hodson (Consultant) cmh at fpk.hp.com
Thu Jan 8 14:04:08 EST 1998


C. Jasper Spaans wrote:
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> On Wed, 7 Jan 1998, Rick King wrote:
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> > > Duh? Million*Million -> Billion, Million*Million*Million ->
> > Trillion;
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> > you are surely joking!
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> Nope, bloody serious;

[snip] <-- why is that a hard concept?

anyway, check out
http://work.ucsd.edu:5141/cgi-bin/http_webster?isindex=billion&method=exact

Turns out he's right(for his country anyway)

--
Christopher M. Hodson
System Admin (Consultant)
Hewlett Packard Engineering Services Group
cmh at fpk.hp.com
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