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More on millions and billions 2010-03-11
From julio:
shouldn't the thousands of millions, tens of thousands of millions, and hundreds of thousands of millions be called what they are? technically they are not billions because billions come after 999,999,999,999 . It would sound better to call the numbers by their real name when economists talk about the national deficit besides mathematics is a very precise science that doesn't admit mistakes. Or am I wrong? I know that in other countries is expressed different than here. I have this question to different people and nobody has a "logical" explanation to it. " that's the way is here in the US" does not explain any thing
Billions and more! and even more! 2004-03-01
From Steph:
What comes after undecillion?
Billions and more! 1997-09-15
From Mahabir B. Gupta:
I would like to know how you americans write the number 1 billion.

Do you say "One thousand million"..can you answer by giving me examples?

1,000,000----> 1 million
1,000,000,000---->1 billion

Why is it that in spanish it is different?

Percentages 2019-03-30
From Mari:
I am trying to find out what percentage of our worlds population does the youtuber Pewdiepie have for subscribers? So he has 91 million subscribers and there are roughly 7.53 Billion people in the world. So what percent of our worlds population does Pewdiepie have for subscribers? Am I asking this correctly? I am just curious for marketing reasons and how much of the worlds market share does Pewdiepie have for his youtube channel? I just do not know how to set up the problem to find the answer?
\$xx,xxx million 2015-01-12
From sherry:

as a financial editor, for years I've seen \$\\$\$ amts like this:
\$\\$xx,xxx\$ million (ie, with a comma, not dec point)
Isn't that thousands of millions, which would equal 'billions'?

Some number words 2008-09-25
From jodie:
My son would like to know the names of digits. When counting it starts ones, tens, hundred, thousand, millions, billions, trillion...he would like to know the order of what comes next and how far we have named them..
\$380 Billion divided by 29.6 million 2007-02-05
From Bob:
\$380 Billion divided by Iraq population of 29.6 million equals \$_____ / Iraqi.
10,000 Million sandwiches 2006-09-12
One of our customers said that the UK sells "10,000 Million" sandwiches annually in their take away restaurants... How many is this exactly?
How many thousands are in ten million. 2006-08-24
From Echoe:
How many thousands are in ten million.
How many thousands make 1million? 2006-05-10
From Raj:
How many thousands make 1million?
How to find the odds for a lottery jackpot 2006-04-12
From Harvey:
Is it best to use factorials to calculate the odds of winning a lottery, such as the MegaMillions that is popular in the US, or is there a better way?
One million times one billion 2005-02-15
From A student:
How much is ONE MILLION TIMES ONE BILLION in the American system ?
A big number 2004-08-26
From Mark:
If you have \$999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999.99 and you find a pennie how much is that and can you give me the name of it.
Billions in Australia 2004-03-12
From An Australian:
how many million in one billion ?
1 followed by a million zeros 2003-03-19
From David:
What do you call the number represented by the numeral '1' followed by one million zeros?
Hundreds, thousands, millions,... 2003-02-19
From Karissa and Jasmeen:
hundreds, thousands, millions, - can you help us with the rest of this sequence - we are trying to find the largest number
6,000,000,000,000,000,000 2001-07-12
From James:
How would I express 6,000,000,000,000,000,000 in words?
Names for large numbers 2000-06-16
From Mireille Carthier:
I am trying to find the common names (in English and French) for the big numbers as follows:
 English French 106 million million 109 billion milliard? 1012 trillion billion? 1015 ?? trillion?

Thank you very much

Answered by Claude Tardif and Harley Weston.
A gazillion 1999-08-21
From Leah:
Does a gazillion really exist?