# Who earned infamy for noting a billion dollars isnt what it used to be?

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### If the Earth's age is 5 billion years old and recorded history was 5000 years old what fraction of geological time is recorded history?

5 billion is equal to 5000 million or 5x109 years. As such: The fraction is 5000 / 5,000,000,000, which simplifies to: 5 / 5,000,000 and again to 1 / 1,000,000. Therefore if Earth were 5 billion years old, and recorded history was 5000 years then recorded history would be one millionth of geological time. It may be worth noting that 5 billion years is somewhat of an over estimate for the age of the Earth…

### 18 british pounds is equal to how many us dollars?

The answer is 18 British Pounds equals = 28.6582 U.S. Dollars. 1 British Pound equals = 1.59212 U.S. Dollars So 18 British Pounds equals = 28.6582 U.S. Dollars Hope that was of some help to you. theonlinehelper.com EDIT: It's worth noting that the exchange rate changes over time, depending on the economy (in both countries). For the most accurate and up to date answer go to your bank and ask or type your question into…