# One Billion

What is a billion?

## How Much is a Billion?

Billion is originated from the French word "Bi" which means **two** and "illion" means **million million. **It is an unit used in the International number system.

One billion is equal to **One thousand millions**. In scientific notation, it can be written as **1 x 10**^{9} or **1,000,000,000** (one followed by nine zeroes).

To convert billions to other units click on the required link listed below

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