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If a billion follows a million, and a trillion follows a billion, what number follows a trillion?

Question #23827. Asked by Jud. (Nov 03 02 3:49 AM)

Bryce

One trillion and one.

 Nov 03 02, 5:43 AM
Kainantu

but thought you might like to be amazed as I {was;}

... A Pentium 4 processor today has 42 million transistors. The 'TeraHertz' transistor will be able to switch on and off more than a trillion times per second. ...
www.newsfactor.com/perl/story/14953.html

Faster than a lizard up a gumtree
Granny in a wheelchair...
.
Heard that one before....
K

 Nov 03 02, 8:03 AM
Brainy Blonde

Not reading the question literally and according to this site,
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/LargeNumber.html
quadrillion is the word used in America. Britain did not have one, but are now
using the American system.

 Nov 03 02, 3:19 PM

 In the American system of mathematical progressions, what five denominations come after million, billion and trillion?

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