On June 8,1999, the national debt of the U.s.a was about $5,608,000,000,000.the population of the United states at the time was about 273,000,000.Suppose the national debt was divided evenly among everyone in the U.S,how much would each person owe ?

1 Answer

  • To figure out the answer, you must divide the debt by the population.

    [tex] \frac{5,608,000,000,000}{273,000,000} =20,542.12[/tex]

    Each person would owe $20,542.12.