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### Course: Class 6 (Old)>Unit 1

Lesson 2: Large numbers

# Intro to lakhs and crores

You probably know that lakhs and crores are big numbers. How big are they really? How many 1000 INR notes to do you need to have 1 Lakh? How many do you need to have 1 Crore? Created by Aanand Srinivas.

## Want to join the conversation?

• Are Lakhs and Crores only used for currency?
• No. We can use lakhs and crores in many other things, in which you can use millions and billions also.
• bruh this is for 1st graders
• but how much is 1core
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• 1 crore is a 100 lakhs
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• How many zeros did lakhs make
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• 5 zeros 🙃
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• What comes after ten thousand crores
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• 10Trillion.
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• but what about after crore what is there
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• ten crores I think. But there is no name for this after crores.
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• What about arab and kharab?
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• we dont have it right now
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• how many lakhs are 1000 crores?
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• In my school we have learnt thousand 10 thousand and 100 thousand is there a difference
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• The difference is what you learnt in school is the Western Numbering system, and the one mentioned in this video is the Indian system.
Let me tell up to 7 places-
In the Western System, it goes- "Ones, Tens, Hundreds, Thousands, Ten thousands, Hundred Thousands,Millions (1-10-100-1,000-10,000-100,000-1,000,000)".
In the Indian System it goes- "Ones, Tens, Hundreds, Thousands, Ten Thousands, Lakhs, Ten Lakhs
(1-10-100-1,000-10,000-1,00,000-10,00,000)"
Note that there is a difference in making the commas too!

Hope this helps!
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