How to Understand Extreme Numbers

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***The Weekend IdeaFest Series: You NEED to Understand Big Numbers!***

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Courtesy of Eric Carle

Courtesy of Eric Carle

           Do you know that a million seconds is almost 12 DAYS and a billion seconds is almost 32 YEARS!

          This is somewhat different from my usual post, but extremely important. Most people have no concept of the difference between say a million and a billion. This is a wonderful read that will help you to understand the real differences here. We make political and practical decisions every day based usually on our NOT understanding big numbers!

Read…Reflect…Read Again…Learn…Share!

“The late statistics wizard Hans Rosling, who died this month at age 68,  brought at least 10 toilet paper rolls to some of his…”

Source: How to Understand Extreme Numbers

Courtesy of Eric Carle

Courtesy of Eric Carle

Courtesy of Eric Carle

Courtesy of Eric Carle

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