## Interesting Fact # 843 – Big Numbers

In the American numbering system, a million has six zeros, a billion has nine zeros, a trillion has 12 zeros and after that? Quadrillion: 15 zerosQuintillion: 18 zerosSextillion: 21 zerosSeptillion: 24 zeros

## Interesting Fact – World Cup Facts – Least number of goals

The least number of goals scored in a World Cup was 70. (This happened in both 1930 and 1934, but of course there weren’t as many matches in those days.)

## Interesting Fact – World Cup Facts – Most number of goals

The most number of goals scored in the World Cup tournament was in 1998 when a total of 171 goals were scored. (Note – That record still stands as only 145 goals were scored in the 2010 World Cup.)

## Interesting Number – Pi

Pi has been calculated to its two-quadrillionth digit. (Yes, using computers at Yahoo to crunch the numbers, a researcher, Nicholas Sze, has calculated the 2,000,000,000,000,000th digit of the mathematical constant pi.  It took 23 days on 1,000 of Yahoo’s computers, but don’t try this at home, on a standard PC, the calculation would take around […]

## Interesting Numbers

111,111,111 multiplied by itself equals 12,345,678,987,654,321. (The result is  the same forwards and backwards, and it contains all the numbers from 1 to 9, which  first increase and then decrease.  If you don’t believe me, try it.) Thanks to  Julliet