Help my Maths. What are the other "illions"? Millions, Billions, Trillions, the

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  1. Lady_E profile image65
    Lady_Eposted 8 years ago

    Help my Maths. What are the other "illions"?  Millions, Billions, Trillions, then What?

  2. nancy_30 profile image65
    nancy_30posted 8 years ago

    After trillion comes quadrillion, quintillion, sextillion, septillion, octillion, nonillion, decillion, undecillion, duodecillion, quattuordecillion, quindecillion, sexdecillion, septendecillion, octodecillion, novemdecillion, vigintillion and centillion

  3. Lady_E profile image65
    Lady_Eposted 8 years ago

    Lol Nancy. This tickled me, but then I read it again and thought you could be right. Didn't know there were so many of them. Thanks for answering. smile

  4. Obscurely Diverse profile image57
    Obscurely Diverseposted 8 years ago

    Who needs all the extra forms of 'illions' when you can go all the way with the term 'googolplex'... 
    A googolplex is "ten raised to the power of one googol"...trust me, there is a lot of zeros involved here. 
    Happy formulating...   Thankfully, I haven't had to use this type of complex math, as my current lifestyle doesn't call for it.  wink

  5. drbj profile image83
    drbjposted 8 years ago

    Lady E - Take the easy way out. Instead of remembering all those different "illions", just do as I do and use the word, gazillion.
    It works for me.

  6. Frosty Meadow profile image34
    Frosty Meadowposted 8 years ago

    We all probably need to learn to go beyond trillion...The national debt will be there before we all know it!!   :-)

  7. L3B0 profile image73
    L3B0posted 8 years ago

    Gazillionfillionzillion smile....I think thats it

  8. Jeff Berndt profile image89
    Jeff Berndtposted 8 years ago

    Reminds me of a joke:

    Don Rumsfeld walks into the Oval office to report on the war on terrorism. As part of the report, he mentions that three Brazilian soldiers were killed in Iraq. W replies,
    "Oh, that's terrible! How'm I gonna 'splain that to th' 'Merican people!? How're we gonna replace 'em? Are we gonna hafta reinstate th' draft?.....An' exactly how many is a Brazilian, anyway?"

  9. travel_man1971 profile image71
    travel_man1971posted 8 years ago

    Should I add new -illions- like quadrillion (1,000,000,000,000,000) or five sets of 3 zeros, next will be quintellion (if I'm not mistaken). Mostly, Math terms have Greek word affixes or prefixes (because of Phytagoras and other ancient mathematicians from Greece or Europe).  Please follow this link:

    http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/numbers/greek/index.htm

  10. roboavi profile image55
    roboaviposted 8 years ago

    According to US norms

    10^6=million
    10^9=billion
    10^12=trillion
    10^15=quadrillion
    10^18=quintillion
    10^21=sextillion
    10^24=septillion
    10^27=octillion
    10^30=nonillion
    10^33=decillion
    10^36=undecillion
    10^39=duodecillion
    10^42=tredecillion
    10^45=quattordecillion
    10^48=quindecillion
    10^51=sexdecillion
    10^54=septemdecillion
    10^57=octodecillion
    10^60=novemdecillion
    10^63=vigintillion

  11. EmpressFelicity profile image71
    EmpressFelicityposted 8 years ago

    Look up the table near the top of this page:

    http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/large.html

    The American numbering system seems to be the one that gets used most often.

 
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