Monday, January 1, 2018

A pictorial presentation of $20 Trillion U.S. National Debt

 

The U. S. National debt in 2017 exceeds $20 trillion. Everybody knows a trillion is a large number. But few can actually visualized it. Here is a pictorial presentation. Notice the size of the woman sitting next to the pile of bills appears to shrink as the pile gets bigger.

 

1. A $100 bill

 

2. $10,000 in a bundle of $100 bills

 

3. $1 million in 100 bundles of $100 bills

 

4. $100 million in $100 bills on a pallet

 

5. $1 billion in $100 bills on 10 pallets

 

6. $1 trillion in $100 bills next to the White House

 

7. $20+ trillion in $100 bills

 

No comments: