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# "Одинмільярддоларів"

## Translation:One billion dollars

August 15, 2015

This was my immediate reaction. Haha

Ugh. I'm soooooo glad all the English speakers decided to make the wrong definitions for million, billion, etc the official ones. :S

Yeah, it's American English.

1000000000\$

Why doesn't any language have the number system go like this?

1,000 = a million (English: thousand) 1,000,000 = a billion (English: million) 1,000,000,000 = a trillion (English: billion) 1,000,000,000,000 = a quadrillion (English: trillion)

This way the names are based on the number of groups of three zeros.

I think your comment lacks some zero's?

Where? It looks good to me.

The standard system is so. But based on the number of groups of six zeros.

Wouldn't that mean that a billion has 12 zeroes?

I'm dumb when it comes to math... I just don't get it. Aren't one miliard and one billion different numbers? Like miliard = 10^(9) and billion= 10^(12). Or is it some American-European difference or what?

You're not dumb, it's just confusing. What you just said is correct for the British system. But in the American system, 10^9 is billion, 10^12 is trillion, and there's no miliard.

It was hard i got it wrong