845 Petaflops and Counting

TOP500.org with respect to the November 2017 list of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers.

   "Total combined performance of all 500 systems has grown to 
    845 Pflop/s, compared to 749 Pflop/s six months ago and 672 
    Pflop/s one year ago."

Note: Pflop/s stands for petaflops. Peta- is the metric prefix for 10^15 and flops is floating-point operations per second.

Exercises
  1. 845 petaflops given 500 supercomputers is an average of ______ petaflops per supercomputer.

  2. 749 increased to 845 is a _______% increase. [round to nearest hundredth]

  3. 845 petaflops is ______________ flops less than 1000 petaflops.


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 17 November 2017 (posted 20 November 2017)

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