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Billions, Trillions, Quadrillions
Making Sense of Really Big Numbers
Billions, Trillions, Quadrillions helps readers understand large numbers by relating them to everyday situations. It’s hard to imagine what a crowd of one billion people would look like—but if one billion children stood on each other’s shoulders, they would reach past the moon! Simple explanations, accompanied by amusing infographics, help readers to visualize large numbers and get a handle on math. So take a journey through the world of numbers—from zero to infinity—and find out how we use numbers and how math shapes our world.