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Our National Debt at 1050 hours on December 19, 2022

How High Is Up? A Perspective On The Magnitude of National Debt, By The Numbers

Arithmetic Basis

Visualization By The Numbers

Allow Me To Spell It Out For You

31 trillion, 442 billion, 884 million, 962 thousand, 505 US dollar bills can create a single stack of bills 2 million, 122 thousand, 993 statute miles high.

The average distance between the earth and the moon is 238,900 statute miles.

8.89 (almost 9) stacks of one-dollar bills can bridge the average distance between the earth and the moon, ignoring gravity and the compressibility of the paper material.

Inflation Simplified


Published by John White

A lifetime (over 50 years) of experiences with automation and control systems ranging from aerospace navigation, radar, and ordinance delivery systems to the world's first robotic drilling machine for the oil patch, to process-control systems, energy management systems and general problem-solving. At present, my focus is on self-funding HVAC retrofit projects and indoor air quality with a view to preventing infections from airborne pathogens.

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