'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Sunday, 9 August 2015

How to Multiply by 2 Billion

Shame I can't do it in my bank account…


  1. Demolition Companies should see this.

  2. Fantastic! Thanks for that.

  3. You got me thinking about multiplying 7,358,472,891 by 3,519,642,805 and how long it would take? Then think of dividing? I'm getting carried away! Have a great day.

  4. Tried to figure out where the factor 1,5 comes from. Must be rounded off 

    1. Almost certainly rounded. Probably altered by air pressure too, and therefore by altitude.

  5. Thanks for your comments guys
    Cro - I agree, I wonder why they haven't. Possibly it's a amount of space required. And maybe also the energy required to lift the last block upright in the first place.


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