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    Fast Facts: Sept. 16

    111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

    If you tried to count off a billion seconds it would take you 31.7 years.

    One speck of dust contains a quadrillion atoms.

    Take a century and divide it into 50 million. You get about a minute.

    The average drinking glass holds 50 teaspoons of water.

    It takes seven shuffles to thoroughly mix a 52-card deck.

    The official definition of a “”jiffy”” is 1/100 of a second.

    The Chinese were the first to use a decimal system, in the sixth century B.C.

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