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Number of Zeros in a Billion

How many zeroes are there in one billion?


The number 1 billion has 9 zeroes. Written in numerical notation, 1 billion is equivalent to 1,000,000,000.  It is also sometimes called one thousand million and is written in scientific notation as 1×109 or just 109. The word billion comes from the French word byllion which referred to ‘Ëœtwo’â„¢ + (m)illion and later altered into ‘Ëœa thousand million’â„¢.

This fact is verified on : February 6, 2010.

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