


Cardinal  one million  
Ordinal  1000000th (one millionth) 

Roman numeral  M  
Binary  11110100001001000000_{2}  
Ternary  1212210202001_{3}  
Quaternary  3310021000_{4}  
Quinary  224000000_{5}  
Senary  33233344_{6}  
Octal  3641100_{8}  
Duodecimal  402854_{12}  
Hexadecimal  F4240_{16}  
Vigesimal  65000_{20}  
Base 36  LFLS_{36} 
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One million (1,000,000) or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001. The word is derived from the early Italian millione (milione in modern Italian), from mille, "thousand", plus the augmentative suffix one.^{[1]}
In scientific notation, it is written as 1×10^{6} or just 10^{6}.^{[2]} Physical quantities can also be expressed using the SI prefix mega, when dealing with SI units. For example, 1 megawatt equals 1,000,000 watts.
It can be abbreviated MM in some financial contexts. The meaning of the word "million" is common to the short scale and long scale numbering systems, unlike the larger numbers, which have different names in the two systems.
The million is sometimes used in the English language as a metaphor for a very large number, as in "Never in a million years" and "You're one in a million", or a hyperbole, as in "I've walked a million miles" and "You've asked the milliondollar question".
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Visualizing one million[edit]
Even though it is often stressed that counting to precisely a million would be an exceedingly tedious task due to the time and concentration required, there are many ways to bring the number "down to size" in approximate quantities, ignoring irregularities or packing effects.
 Information: Not counting spaces, the text printed on 136 pages of an Encyclopædia Britannica, or 600 pages of pulp paperback fiction contains approximately one million characters.
 Length: There are one million millimeters in a kilometer, and roughly a million sixteenths of an inch in a mile. A typical car tire might rotate a million times in a 1,200mile (1,900 km) trip, while the engine would do several times that number of revolutions.
 Fingers: If the width of a human finger is 2.2225 cm (20/9 cm, 7/8 inch), then a million fingers lined up would cover a distance of approximately 22 km (14 mi). If a person walks at a speed of 4 km/h, it would take them approximately five and a half hours to reach the end of the fingers.
 Area: A square a thousand objects or units on a side contains a million such objects or square units, so a million holes might be found in less than three square yards of window screen, or similarly, in about one half square foot (400–500 cm^{2}) of bed sheet cloth. A city lot 70 by 100 feet is about a million square inches.
 Volume: The cube root of one million is only one hundred, so a million objects or cubic units is contained in a cube only a hundred objects or linear units on a side. A million grains of table salt or granulated sugar occupies only about 64 ml, slightly over a quarter of a cup, the volume of a cube one hundred grains on a side. One million cubic inches would be the volume of a small room only 8 1/3 feet long by 8 1/3 feet wide by 8 1/3 feet high.
 Mass: A million cubic millimeters (small droplets) of water would have a volume of one litre and a mass of one kilogram. A million millilitres or cubic centimetres (one cubic metre) of water has a mass of a million grams or one tonne.
 Weight: A million 80 milligram Honey bees would weigh the same as an 80 kg person.
 Landscape: A pyramidal shaped hill 600 feet (180 m) wide at the base and 100 feet (30 m) high would weigh about a million tons.
 Computer: A display resolution of 1,280 by 800 pixels contains 1,024,000 pixels.
 Money: A USD bill of any denomination weighs 1 gram. There are 454 grams in a pound. One million $1 bills would weigh in at 2,204.62 pounds, or just over 1 ton.
 Time: 1 million seconds is 11.57 days.
In Indian English, it is also expressed as 10 lakh or 10 Lac. Lakh is derived from 'laksh' for 100,000 in Sanskrit.
Selected 7digit numbers (1,000,000 – 9,999,999)[edit]
 1,000,003 – Smallest 7digit prime number
 1,046,527 – Carol number
 1,048,576 = 2^{20} (power of two), 2,116gonal number, an 8,740gonal number and a 174,764gonal number, the number of bytes in a mebibyte, the number of kibibytes in a gibibyte, and so on. Also the most rows that Calc ^{[3]} (OpenOffice.org Calc 3.3) can accept in a single worksheet.
 1,048,976 – Leyland number
 1,050,623 – Kynea number
 1,058,576 – Leyland number
 1,084,051 – Keith number
 1,089,270 – harmonic divisor number
 1,111,111  repunit
 1,136,689 – Pell number, Markov number
 1,234,567 – Smarandache consecutive number (base 10 digits are in numerical order)
 1,278,818 – Markov number
 1,346,269 – Fibonacci number, Markov number
 1,413,721 – square triangular number
 1,421,280 – harmonic divisor number
 1,441,440 – colossally abundant number
 1,441,889 – Markov number
 1,539,720 – harmonic divisor number
 1,563,372 – WedderburnEtherington number
 1,594,323 = 3^{13}
 1,596,520 – Leyland number
 1,647,086 – Leyland number
 1,679,616 = 6^{8}
 1,686,049 – Markov number
 1,741,725 – equal to the sum of the seventh power of its digits
 1,771,561 = 11^{6} = 121^{3} = 1331^{2}, also, Commander Spock's estimate for the tribble population in the Star Trek episode "The Trouble With Tribbles"
 1,941,760 – Leyland number
 1,953,125 = 5^{9}
 2,012,174 – Leyland number
 2,012,674  Markov number
 2,097,152 = 2^{21}
 2,097,593  prime Leyland number
 2,124,679  Wolstenholme prime
 2,178,309  Fibonacci number
 2,222,222  repdigit
 2,356,779  Motzkin number
 2,423,525  Markov number
 2,674,440  Catalan number
 2,744,210  Pell number
 2,796,203  Wagstaff prime
 2,922,509  Markov number
 3,263,442  product of the first five terms of Sylvester's sequence
 3,263,443  sixth term of Sylvester's sequence
 3,276,509  Markov number
 3,301,819  alternating factorial
 3,333,333  repdigit
 3,524,578  Fibonacci number, Markov number
 3,626,149  WedderburnEtherington number
 3,628,800 = 10! (factorial of ten)
 4,037,913  sum of the first ten factorials
 4,190,207  Carol number
 4,194,304 = 2^{22}
 4,194,788  Leyland number
 4,198,399  Kynea number
 4,208,945  Leyland number
 4,210,818  equal to the sum of the seventh powers of its digits
 4,213,597  Bell number
 4,324,320  superior highly composite number, pronic number
 4,400,489  Markov number
 4,444,444  repdigit
 4,782,969 = 3^{14}
 4,785,713  Leyland number
 4,826,809 = 13^{6}
 5,134,240  the largest number that cannot be expressed as the sum of distinct fourth powers
 5,555,555  repdigit
 5,702,887  Fibonacci number
 5,764,801 = 7^{8}
 5,882,353 = 588^{2} + 2353^{2}
 6,536,382  Motzkin number
 6,625,109  Pell number, Markov number
 6,666,666  repdigit
 7,453,378  Markov number
 7,652,413  Largest ndigit pandigital prime
 7,777,777  repdigit
 7,861,953  Leyland number
 7,913,837  Keith number
 8,000,000  Used to represent infinity in Japanese mythology
 8,108,731  repunit prime in base 14
 8,388,608 = 2^{23}
 8,389,137  Leyland number
 8,399,329  Markov number
 8,436,379  WedderburnEtherington number
 8,675,309  A hit song for Tommy Tutone (also a twin prime)
 8,675,311  A twin prime
 8,888,888  repdigit
 8,946,176  selfdescriptive number in base 8
 9,227,465  Fibonacci number, Markov number
 9,369,319  Newman–Shanks–Williams prime
 9,647,009  Markov number
 9,694,845  Catalan number
 9,765,625 = 5^{10}
 9,800,817  equal to the sum of the seventh powers of its digits
 9,865,625  Leyland number
 9,926,315  equal to the sum of the seventh powers of its digits
 9,999,991  Largest 7digit prime number
 9,999,999  repdigit
See also[edit]
 Huh (god), depictions of whom were also used in hieroglyphs to represent one million
 Megagon
 Names of large numbers
 Orders of magnitude (numbers) to help compare dimensionless numbers between 1,000,000 and 10,000,000 (10^{6} and 10^{7}).
References[edit]
 ^ million. Dictionary.com Unabridged, Random House, Inc. Accessed 4 October 2010.
 ^ Wells, D. The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers London: Penguin Group. (1987): 185. "1,000,000 = 10^{6}"
 ^ http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/features/3.3/index.html#One_Million_Rows_in_a_Spreadsheet

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