HOW MUCH IS $700 BILLION? - BY JULIET LAPIDOS - SLATE MAGAZINE

There are about 300 million men, women, and children currently living in the United States, so the bailout is equal to roughly $2,300 per person. That's right around what we each paid, on average, for gas and oil in 2006 ($2,227) and a bit less than our average personal tax burden ($2,432).

Source: How much is $700 billion? - By Juliet Lapidos - Slate Magazine

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