**1.5 billion**= 1

**billion**plus 500 million = 1,000,000,000 + 500,000,000 = 1,500,000,000. Spelled out, this number is one

**billion**, five hundred million. Since a

**billion**is a thousand times a million,

**1.5 billion**is also 1,500 million.

Also asked, how many crores is 1 billion?

Indian Rupee - conversion by Lakhs Crores

Indian Quotation><b> | Amount><b> | International Quotation |
---|---|---|

10 Lakhs | 1,000,000.00 | 1 Million |

1 Crore | 10,000,000.00 | 10 Million |

10 Crores | 100,000,000.00 | 100 Million |

100 Crores | 1,000,000,000.00 | 1 Billion |

How many zeros are in 1.4 billion dollars?

On the "long scale," one billion is 1 million million, or 1 and

**12 zeroes**(**1,000,000,000,000**). The long scale is still used in some European countries (France, for example). The UK switched to the short scale in 1970/71. On the "short scale," one billion is**1,000**million, or 1 and**9 zeroes**(**1,000,000,000**).