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The United States has borrowed $20 trillion dollars. It is such a big number, it is hard to imagine how much it really is.

Here are a few clues!

$1 trillion is over $200 billion more than the GDP of Australia ($795,305). It’s more than the combined GDPs of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland ($993,314). (For a full list of PPP-adjusted GDPs, click here.)

If you had $1,000,000,000,000 in cash, you could buy:

282 billion Big Macs

3.1 million Ferrari 599 GTBs

769 New Yankees Stadiums

28,571 flights into space as a tourist

66.7 billion copies of Oliver Stone’s Wall Street

Source: Econ4U: How Much is $1 Trillion?

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