# Now What�s a Billion

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```					                                   Now What’s a Billion?
1. How many dots are on your handout?

2. How many pages would it take to make one million (1,000,000) dots?

3. How many pages would it take to make one billion (1,000,000,000) dots?

4. If in each inch there are 250 pages, how many inches of paper would it take to make a total of
one million dots?

5. How many inches would it take to make a total of one billion dots? ______________ How many
feet? _____________

How many meters? _______________

6. There are approximately six billion people in the world. If each dot represented one person, how
many pages would be necessary to show the population of the world?

7. How many inches of paper would represent the population of the world with the dots? How
many feet? If there are 12 feet per story of a downtown office building, how tall of a building is
represented by this stack of paper?

Answers: ______________ inches, _______________ feet, _____________ stories.
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