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# How many zeros are there in a billion?

**There are two different scales to describe the number of zeros in a billion; the long scale has 12 zeros and the short scale has nine zeros.** The long scale is common in Europe and South America, while the short scale is typically used in America, Arabic-speaking countries, and Russia.

The long scale definition describes that one billion is a million times larger than one million and that a billion means a million million. The short scale definition describes that the number one billion is a thousand times larger than one million and that a billion means a thousand million.

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## How many zeros does a billion have?

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