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Author Topic: MegaPenny Project 'shows' large numbers ...  (Read 2515 times)

KenR

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MegaPenny Project 'shows' large numbers ...
« on: September 25, 2006, 09:52:36 AM »
This site shows images that can help you visualize large numbers which you might hear or use often, but rarely have a chance to see...

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Visualizing huge numbers can be very difficult. People regularly talk about millions of miles, billions of bytes, or trillions of dollars, yet it's still hard to grasp just how much a "billion" really is. The MegaPenny Project aims to help by taking one small everyday item, the U.S. penny, and building on that to answer the question: "What would a billion (or a trillion) pennies look like?" ...



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Kenneth P. Reeder, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Jacksonville, North Carolina  28546
« Last Edit: September 25, 2006, 09:54:12 AM by KenR »