Large Numbers In Practice

 Indian Numeral System

We use Indian system of numeration when we count as ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousand, lakhs, ten lakhs, and crores.

In Indian system of numeration commas are inserted after hundreds digit, thousands period and so on that is, after two places from the first comma.

International system: We use International system of numeration when we count as Ones, Tens, Hundreds, Thousands, Ten Thousand, Hundred Thousand, Millions, Ten million and so on.

In international system of numeration commas are inserted after hundreds place then after every third digit from the first comma.

Representing large numbers using place value-

9 digits8 digits7 digits6 digits5 digits4 digits3 digits2 digits1 digit
Ten croresCroreTen lakhsLakhTen thousandThousandsHundredsTensOnes
  • Largest digit number Smallest 4 - digit number.
  • Largest digit number Smallest digit number, and so on.

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