Are you someone who always gets confused while calculating millions, billions and trillions?
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. You will need accurate measurements if you want to calculate the cost to construct a house.
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 convert these international units into the 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 convert the millions, billions and trillions in Urdu.
- Covert the units manually.
- Converting numbers using third-party apps and websites.
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|
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 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|
Other Ways to Convert Your Millions into Billions
There are more ways through which you can easily convert your millions into billions.
Say No to Debt
Debt can literally eat up your cash. People take debts, forget about them and end up in a bad bad BAD financial situation. Try to avoid debts and even if you take debt, try to pay it back as soon as possible.
Be Consistent with your Investment
There are people who start investments with full zeal but soon they forget about their investments. In this way, they are not only delaying financial gains but are also letting go of chances to make more money.
There are many investment opportunities in Pakistan that you should consider. If you will be consistent and well-informed about these investments, your money will convert from thousands to millions real quick.
Don’t Rely on One Investment
Never put your eggs in one basket because when you do so, you are increasing the financial risk. Try to diversify your portfolio. Keep yourself updated and well aware of the latest market trends and conditions.
Oh! So you got your first cheque? Congratulations. It is time to make your first investment. If you want to reap maximum financial benefits, start investing early. Set an amount every month and invest in different things.
For example, if you do have high capital, that’s completely fine. You can invest in treasury bonds and shares.
One of the most important benefits of starting early investment is- early retirement.
Invest, save up, and live your life.
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.