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Zimbabwe's bank scrapped the country's on Friday and started using the U.S. dollar. The Zimbabwean dollar has become and more because of hyperinflation, which peaked at an 500 billion per cent in 2008. Since then, Zimbabweans liked the security of the U.S. dollar. Economists say that 90 per cent of the uses the U.S. dollar. People have until September to change their currency for the U.S. dollar. The exchange is one U.S. dollar to 35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars. That's 35 followed by 15 .

The old Zimbabwean dollar will not disappear. The number of zeroes on the bills is making them a collector's online. On the site eBay, a 100 trillion Zimbabwean dollar is selling for US$35. This is nearly one hundred times than the 40 U.S. cents the bill is worth. One hundred is one plus 14 zeroes. The 100 trillion dollar bill used to buy a bus ticket. One Zimbabwean is making money from the currency by selling it to tourists. He said it was a of time to cash it in because tourists will buy the for US$20.

 
 

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