# Counting Numbers In The Millions, Billions And Trillions

 Power of ten Number Name 3 1 000 Thousand 6 1 000 000 Million 9 1 000 000 000 Billion 12 1 000 000 000 000 Trillion

We employ the terms million or billion to refer to large numbers. They are linked as follows:

1,000,000 is 1,000,000 1,000 1 Billion equals 1 million 1,000

1 trillion is 1 million times 1000

### Example 1

Write 2 468 900 in words

Solution

Two million = Two Million

468 000 = four hundred and sixty-eight,000

900 = Nine hundred

Answer 2 468900= Two millions 468 million nine hundred.

### Example 2

Write the number 3184 20940 words.

Solution

3.0 million = 3 billion

1 = 184 000 000 of one million and forty-four millions

200 000 = 2 hundred thousand

900 = Nine hundred

40 = Forty

Answer: 3 184 200 940 – Three million, one hundred and forty-four million two hundred thousand ninety-four.

### Example 3

Create eleven trillion, eight hundred and one billion one million and five thousand and ninety-eight.

Solution

Eleven trillion equals 11,000 000

Eight one billion dollars equals 801 000 000 000

Three million equals 3 000 000

Five thousand and ninety-eight equals 5 098

Answer: Eleven trillion eight hundred and one billion 3 million 5 thousand and ninety-eight.

=

11,801,003,005,090