How much is a trillion dollars?

2023-11-20 09:44:45

How much is a trillion dollars?


U.S. Congress is now debating how much money to approve on spending for infrastructure.  The numbers are between 1 and 3 trillion dollars. I can't even fathom that amount of money.  Is there a way to imagine it in proportion to something else?

In this activity students wrestle with comparisons to understand a trillion of anything.


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