# What does a Trillion Mean? Definition and Examples.

A trillion is equal to 1000 billions or 1 million millions. It is also the same as 999 billions plus 1 billion.

We write 1 trillion in standard form as 1,000,000,000,000.

As you can see, it is a 1 followed by 12 zeros.

With an exponent, you can write it as 10^{12}

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