CUDCHEW 18

Suppose you had borrowed one million dollars, but by the time you had to pay it back, your fortunes had changed so that you were able to pay back at a rate of a dollar per second. It would take you only 11 1/2 days to discharge your debt. Now suppose you were to pay back one billion dollars at the same rate. That would take 32 years. And a trillion dollars at a dollar per second? That, ladies and gentlemen, would take 32,000 years. Do the math.

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