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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?

Billions and trillions 2018-02-25
From Sheila:
How many 50 billion equal 100 Trillion ?
How many 20 billion equal 100 Trillion?
How many 500 million equal 100 Trillion?
How many 50 million equal 100 Trillion?
How many 50 thousand equal 100 Trillion?

11 trillion divided by 309,418,000 2010-06-05
From Dion:
I am struggling to calculate what 11 trillion divided by 309,418,000 is.
Why is the difference between british and american counting? 2008-12-15
Why is the difference between british and american counting?
Example 1 Billion american = 1,000,000,000 but,
1 Billion British = 1,000,000,000,000

Answered by Robert Dawson and Harley Weston.
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..
Place value 2006-10-12
From Sue:
We have extended the place value chart out 14 places and want to know what comes after hundred trillions?
How many billions make a trillion? 2006-04-08
From Bill:
How many billions make a trillion?
What is 2,500 X 6 trillion miles? 2005-09-15
From Roly:
ANDROMEDA Galaxy is 2,500 light years away. A light year is 6 trillion miles. What is 2,500 X 6 trillion miles in a mathematical number?
0.3 trillion 2003-10-20
From Bill:
What is .3 of one trillion?
How high does the sequence of numbers go 2003-09-07
From Shayna:
My quetion is "How high to the sequence of numbers go"?
e.g. one, ten, hundred, thousand, million, billion, trillion, and from there is my queston.

How many billions equal one trillion? 2002-12-07
From Ryan and Aylah:
How many billions equal one trillion?

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?