# How Many Zeros in a billion?

We count in billions according to the international number system

## Answer: There are 9 zeros in a billion.

let us see the place value of a billion and count the 0's.

**Explanation:**

1 billion = 1.000 millions

1 million = 1000 thousand

and a thousand (1000) has 3 zeros

1 billion = 1000 times 1000 times 1000