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Old 2006-05-06, 19:47   #9
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I use SI prefixes and advice everyone to do so:
1M = 1e6
1G = 1e9
1T = 1e12
Billion is a bit fuzzy: it is defined as 10e9 on short scale, while it is equal to 1e12 on long scale. That's why I prefer not to use this word.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SI_prefix
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_and_short_scales

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