34. In a poll of 1,000 American adults, asked, "How many millions are in a trillion?" 79% gave an incorrect answer or didn't know. Keep this in mind when debating large financial problems.
I'm sort of impressed that 21% could answer the question. I will confess that this history major reached for a pad and pencil. You can figure it for yourself, but here are the basics:
One million = 1,000,000
One billion = 1,000,000,000
One trillion = 1,000,000,000,000
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