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. Â It is also sometimes called one thousand million and is written in scientific notation as 1Ã—109 or just 109. The word billion comes from the French word byllion which referred to ‘˜two’™ + (m)illion and later altered into ‘˜a thousand million’™.