Ten lakhs equal 1 million, as one lakh refers to 100,000 of something, usually with regards to sums of rupees in Pakistan and India. When someone says "2 million rupees," it is equivalent to "20 lakh rupees" in India. The word lakh comes from the Sanskrit "lakhsha," meaning "a sign."
The rupee is the currency of India, available in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1,000 rupees. One rupee is worth 100 paise, the coinage of India. The Reserve Bank of India is responsible for printing rupees. The exchange rate is approximately 61 rupees for $1, as of September 2014.Learn More
Four millimeters is equal to about 5/32 of an inch. Expressed as a decimal, four millimeters is equal to approximately .157 inches. There are approximately 25.4 millimeters in every inch.Full Answer >
"Eighty-six" is a slang term that means to get rid of something or to cancel a previous order or decision. The past tense form, "86-ed," is also commonly used.Full Answer >
The zero symbol first appeared around 2000 B.C. when the ancient Babylonians used it to mark that something was missing. As a concept and a number, however, the zero was invented in India around 650 B.C.Full Answer >
The length of time of 23 million minutes is equal to approximately 43.73 years. This assumes a conversion of one year being equivalent to 365.24 days.Full Answer >