Number of Zeros in One Trillion


How many zeroes are there in one trillion?


The number 1 trillion has 12 zeroes. Written in numerical notation, 1 trillion is equivalent to 1,000,000,000,000.  It is also sometimes called one thousand billion and is written in scientific notation as 1×1012 or just 1012. The word billion comes from the French word trillion which referred to ‘Ëœtri + (m)illion’â„¢.

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2 Responses

    • Eugene Sprague

      November 19, 2012 8:01 pm

      Most people on the street have no idea how many zeros are in a trillion or for that
      matter, a billion.


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