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Calculating with large numbers

In these explanations you will learn how to calculate with large natural numbers.

Previous knowledge of calculating with large numbers

Large natural numbers over a million are often written with abbreviations.

1 million = 1 million = 1,000,000

1 billion = 1 billion = 1,000,000,000

1 trillion = 1 trillion. = 1000000000000

1 quadrillion = 1 br. = 1000000000000000

When calculating with large numbers that are written down with abbreviations, a place value table can be helpful. Million = 1 billion billion = 1 trillion.
Convert 5324 million to billions.


Million = 5 billion 324 million

Calculating with large numbers

Large numbers are made up of individual values. You can see the meaning of the place values ​​in the sums notation.

Notation of sums of large numbers

Adding and subtracting large numbers When adding and subtracting large numbers, you can also do arithmetic in writing.
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Add / subtract

Multiplication and division Check whether you can leave out zeros in the calculation when multiplying and dividing large numbers.
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Multiply / divide