Maybe this Yahoo! Finance writer shouldn’t be writing anything that involves numbers. She’s just no good at it. She claims that a company was acquired for $900 million:
That much seems pretty clear. Then she tells me that the acquired company actually had other offers — including one for $700 billion:
I’m no mathematical genius, but isn’t $700 billion more — a lot more — than $900 million, which the writer claims was the highest bid. I’m so confused. But not as confused as this writer.