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What does one TRILLION dollars look like?


What does one TRILLION dollars look like?

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What does that look like? This tutorial start with a United States $100 dollar bill. Currently the largest U.S. denomination in general circulation. In a series of graphic images the vieweer can see what the following amounts look like when compared to the hieght of an average human being: One dollar; A packet of one hundred $100 bills; $1 million dollars; $100 million dollars;$1 billion dollars; and one trillion dollars.  The images help to translate dollar amounts into concrete terms.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: April 23, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 03, 2010
Submitter: Susan Frey
Keywords: financial literacy, math


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Primary Audience: Middle School, Grade School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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