How do you write 999,999,999 in words (spelled out)?
Topic: How to write a trillion in numbers
July 16, 2019 / By Braden Question:
And, is there a trick to translating these large numbers? I have a new job that that requires being able to translate numbers into words and vice versa, and I am not good with numbers (I have a Master's degree in Social Work).
For example, I have to be able to translate:
--three hundred twenty five thousand into numbers
--four million six hundred thousand into numbers
--2,000,000,360 into words
I am not stupid or I would have not have passed the graduate entrance exam and gotten through graduation school; but a mathematician I am NOT. Or then again maybe I am stupid....but let's not analyze that in this particular question.
I am panicking. Thanks for any help.
Best Answers: How do you write 999,999,999 in words (spelled out)?
Addison | 9 days ago
Big numbers are divided into three digit sections. See a number like this: 999,999,999,999,999 and you've got:
trillions, billions, millions, thousands, hundreds.
(there aren't too many fields where you have to use numbers bigger than a trillion)
To translate numbers into words, take each section in turn. Write out the three digit number (if it starts with a zero or two or if in the first section there are just one or two digits, treat it as a one or two digit number.
For three digit numbers, first you list the hundreds, then you list the next two digits. So in this case, you would start off with "nine hundred ninety nine". If your section is trillions, it's nine hundred ninety nine trillion. If you have a section with all zeros, skip it and move on to the next one. So, for example:
Fourteen billion five hundred thirty million forty five.
For your number, it is:
Nine hundred ninety nine million nine hundred ninety nine thousand, nine hundred ninety nine.
To go the other way, start at the beginning and look for words that signify numbers of "thousand" or greater (thousand, million, billion, trillion). That tells you what section you're dealing with. Each section is divided by commas. Make sure to write in all the sections smaller than your biggest one. If the section isn't found in words, use ",000"
Look for numbers less than one thousand immediately proceeding that big number word. That's what you start writing. For example:
three hundred twenty five thousand into numbers:
Since the smallest unit there is thousands (i.e. there's nothing written after the word "thousand", you have to fill in ",000" for the hundreds. On the other hand, three hundred twenty five thousand twenty five is:
For your other examples:
four million six hundred thousand into numbers
2,000,000,360 into words
Two billion three hundred sixty.
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999,999,999 = Nine hundred ninety nine million, nine hundred and ninety nine thousand, nine hundred and ninety nine.
three hundred twenty five thousand into numbers = 325,000
4,600,000 -- the 4 is the millions place, the 6 is in the hundred thousands place.
2,000,000,360 -- 2 is in the billions place, so you'd say "2 billion, three hundred and sixty"
If this is a large number with the letters representing a digit:
ABC,DEF, GHI, JKL
The ABC represents how many BILLIONS, so if the digits there are 023, you'd say "23 billion" (note: they won't normally put the 0 there, but I am just trying to illustrate a place for A,B and C).
The DEF represents how many millions, so whatever digits are there, you' say that many millions. For example, the number 478,000,000 is Four hundred seventy eight million.
The GHI represents how many thousands.
JKL is just a three digit number that you're probably familiar with. For example, the number 567,903, you'd say "Five hundred sixty seven THOUSAND, nine hundred and three."
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Nothing mathematical about this. It's a matter of language.
--- nine hundred and ninety nine million,
nine hundred and ninety nine thousand,
nine hundred and ninety nine.
(or one less than one (american) billion)
--- two billion and three hundred and sixty (assuming an American "billion")
or, in proper English, two thousand million and three hundred and sixty
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999,999,999 = Nine hundred and ninety-nine million, nine hundred and ninety-nine thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine
Three hundred and twenty five thousand = 325,000
Four million six hundred thousand = 4,600,000
2,000,000,360 = Two billion three hundred and sixty
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nine hundred and ninety nine million, nine hundred and ninety nine thousand, nine hundred and ninety nine
this site might help you: http://www.mathcats.com/explore/reallybignumbers.html
you need to learn your thousands, hundreds of thousands, millions places
e.g. know that a 1 with 6 zeros after it (1,000,000) is one million
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Yes there's a. Triick just start counting it for last as ones,tens,thousand,ten thousand ,lakh , ten lakh and so onn.
And this no. Is
Ninty. Nine million nine crore Nine lakhs ninty nine thousand nine hundred ninty nine.
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This would be pronounced as Nine hundred and ninghty nine million nine and ninghty nine thousand nine hundred and ninghty nine
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nine hundred ninety-nine million nine hundred ninety-nine thousand nine hundred ninety-nine
--three hundred twenty five thousand = 325,000
--four million six hundred thousand = 4,600,000
--2,000,000,360 = two billion three hundred sixty
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