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Welcome to million to billion, our website explaining the conversion of millions to billions.
One million in numbers is 1000000 (one followed by six zeroes), or 1,000,000 when spelled with thousand separators.
The numeral million is usually abbreviated as m.
These days, the meaning of billion in both, American and British English, is 1000000000 (one followed by nine zeroes), or 1,000,000,000 for better legibility.
For the numeral billion we use the abbreviation bn.
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In the next part we show you how to convert million to billion, and there you can also find useful information regarding languages other than English.
Convert Million to Billion
To convert a million to billion divide the number in millions by 1000.
For example, 2 million = 0.002 (2 / 1000) billion, 100 million = 0.1 billion etc.
Easier, however, is using our million to billion calculator above.
Thus, the difference between million and billion is the factor of 1000.
A billion is thousand times bigger than a million, and a million is thousand times less than a billion.
One million, the natural number preceding 1000001 and following 999999, is always thousand times thousand.
Frequent m to bn conversions on our site include:
Note that some languages different from modern English, including, but not limited to, Spanish, German, French, and Portuguese employ the term billion for a million millions.
Thus, in languages making use of the long scale notation one billion is 1,000,000,000,000 (twelve zeroes). To avoid ambiguity, consider employing scientific notation: scientificnotation.org.
For example: 1 bn in short scale = 109.
Ahead you can find additional information as well as the summary of million vs billion.
Million to Billion Conversion
You have reached our concluding section, and we would like bring to your attention that there are many more short forms for million and billion than m and bn, respectively.
So always make sure you get your numbers right, and consider employing either scientific notation or thousand separators for the sake of disambuigity.
The frequently asked questions in the context are:
- How many millions make a billion?
- What comes after million?
- How many thousands in 1 million?
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