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Definition Of Billion

In US one Billion equals to one thousand millions, that is its value is equal to 1,000,000,000 or 109.

More About Billion

Billion denotes a quantity consisting of one million items or units in Great Britain.
One English billion = 1,000,000,000,000 = 1012

Video Examples: Billion

Example of Billion

The digit 5 is in the billions place.

Solved Example on Billion

Ques: A bank earned a profit of six billion, two hundred seventy-three million, five hundred fifty thousand, seven hundred dollars this year. Express this number in standard form.

Choices:

A. 6,273,550,700
B. 6,283,550,700
C. 6,273,550,600
D. 6,273,557,000
Correct Answer: A

Solution:

Step 1: The standard form of "six billion, two hundred seventy-three million, five hundred fifty thousand, seven hundred" is 6,273,550,700.