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# How many zeros are in one million?

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There are six zeros in one million. This figure does not include decimal points.

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The number one million is also known as one thousand thousand. It is written as 1,000,000. In scientific notation, one million is written as 10 to the 6th power. The prefix 'mega' as in megabyte, megawatt and megaton, denotes one million of a specific unit. One billion, on the other hand, is a number that has meant different things in different parts of the world throughout history. It is currently one thousand millions, but in the past, it meant one million millions. If you counted for eight hours each day, it would take nearly three weeks to reach one million.

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There are 12 zeros after the one in one trillion. One trillion is equal to one thousand billion, which is the same as one thousand thousand million.

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One billion, represented as 1,000,000,000, consists of one 1 and nine 0’s. It is regarded as 1 x 10 to the ninth power in scientific notation, where 9 indicates the number of zeros. It is equivalent to a thousand million: 1,000 x 1,000,000.

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One hundred million is written with eight zeros. Since one million is written with six, adding the two more zeros for 100 makes a total of eight for 100 million.