SPUG: Working with currency

Andrew Sweger andrew at sweger.net
Thu Apr 2 21:22:36 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:

> 2**53 pennies = a bit over 90 trillion dollars

Reference, please? Context? (I mean, just throwing a number like this out
just doesn't seem fair. 53 bits? That seems... odd.)

Andrew B. Sweger -- The great thing about multitasking is that several
                                things can go wrong at once.

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