Are you someone who always gets confused while calculating millions, billions and trillions? Are all those zeros too much for you to take? These numerical values and never-ending zeros can get difficult to digest at times. Don’t fret! You are not alone. I’m sure there are many people like us out there who find it difficult to understand and convert millions and billions into lakhs and crores or vice versa.
For instance, let us take into account a common everyday example. Daily, we come across business investment opportunities in print and electronic media. Usually, the prices are quoted in international units and that’s where it starts getting confusing. Often is the case when people do not know how to covert these international units into Urdu numbering system.
Here’s a quick guide on how to make sure you are converting the numbers correctly.
Ways to Convert Million, Billion, and Trillion into Lakh, Crore, and Arab
So, basically, there are two ways to covert the millions, billions and trillions in Urdu.
- Covert the units manually.
- Converting numbers using third-party apps and websites.
1. Converting the Units Manually
I know the title sounds scary but trust me everyone can do this. There is no rocket science behind it. It’s just a simple formula that you can use for manual conversions. Just remember the zeros and you are good to go.
|1 Thousand||3 zeros||1,000|
|10 Thousand||4 zeros||10,000|
|1 Lakh||5 zeros||100,000|
|10 Lakh||6 zeros||1000,000|
|1 Crore||7 zeros||10,000,000|
|1 Arab||9 zeros||1000,000,000|
2. Free Conversion Calculators
Thanks to science and technology, life has become less difficult. Now, all you need is an app or website in your digital devices (laptops and phones) and your conversion will be done without any hassles. You can convert international units into Urdu and vice versa for free using these calculators.
a. Number System Conversion App
This app allows you to calculate binary, decimal, octal and hexagonal numbers within seconds.
b. Million Billion Calculator App
As the name suggests, this handy app will allow you to make number conversions very easily.
c. Conversion Calculator App
This app not only converts different units but it also provides Pakistani, Indian and European notational conversions.
d. Eguruchela Online Converter
This is a free, very easy to use the website. All you have to add are values and voila!
e. Everyday Calculation
This is another website that provides step by step conversions.
Comparison Chart in Urdu
To give you a clear idea about the units and how they are used in Urdu, we have also come up with this easy to remember cheat sheet.
|Numbers||Urdu Units||International Units|
|10,000||Das Hazaar (دس ہزار)||Ten thousand|
|100,000||Aik Lakh (ایک لاکھ)||Hundred thousand|
|1000,000||Daas Lakh (دس لاکھ۔)||Million|
|10,000,000||Aik Crore (ایک کروڑ)||Ten million|
|100,000,000||Das Crore (دس کروڑ)||Hundred million|
|1000, 000, 000||Aik Arab (ایک ارب)||One billion|
|10,000,000,000||Das Arab (دس ارب۔)||Ten billion|
|1,000,000,000,000||Das Kharab (دس کھرب)||One trillion|
We hope it helped you understand the basic conversion methods and shortcuts. If you have any queries regarding the conversions, leave us a message in the comments section below.
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