Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb
richard lyons <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> or, more clearly, 1 billion = (1 million)^2
> 1 trillion = (1 million)^3
That's how I prefer to remember it too.
> > BTW isn't the whole europe (at least) using billion and trillion in
> > the same way as GB?
> No. French, for example, uses un milliard = 10^9.
And so does danish:
and so on... (although it's quite rare you need to name numbers of that size)
Henrik Christian Grove
Student of Mathematics at the University of Copenhagen