Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Math Fun Facts  How much is a billion? The moon is about a billion feet away. A billion hours ago it was the Stone Age. It would take 30 years to count to a billion.  Google came from a misspelling of googol. A googol is 10100 or 1 followed by 100 zeros. Another way to say 10100 is ten duotrigintillion.  Take your age, multiply it by 7, then multiply it by 1443. The product will repeat your age 3 times.  In 1999, a Mars satellite costing $125,000,000 crashed because English units were used in some of the calculations instead of metric units.  Assuming Rudolph is in front, there are 40,320 ways to arrange the other eight reindeer.  National Pi Day is March 14, at 1:59 (3.14159...).  You cannot fold a piece of paper in half more than 7 times.  It takes 8 minutes for sunlight to reach the earth. Light from the next closest star takes 4 years. Career InfoGuide Careers in Math Copyrighted Material 603-17 WOODBURN PRESS ©Copyright Woodburn Press LLC all rights reserved This digital publication was presented by: