**MM**for millions in the business world, particularly in accounting. However, there has been a growing tendency to use K as the symbol for thousands instead of M.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how do you abbreviate thousands and millions?

K for **Thousands**. MM or M for **Millions**. B, Bn, Bil for Billions. T or Tn for Trillion.

Secondly, what is the abbreviation for thousands of dollars? When to Use This **Abbreviation** “K” is a more casual **abbreviation**. Using “M” as an **abbreviation for thousand** dates back to the Roman numeral system, where “M” was the symbol for **thousand**. It is still used in instances like CPM, or cost per **thousand** impressions.

Similarly, how do you abbreviate millions?

**1 Million can be abbreviated as:**

- 1 mil (proper layman notation in 90% of use cases)
- 1 MM (in the financial world only, and then only to save space)
- 1 MB (in the case of “Megabytes”) or 1 Mbps (for “Megabits Per Second”) where Mega- is the prefix meaning “million”
- 1 mya (archaeological, meaning “million years ago”)

Does M stand for million or thousand?

Both MM and **M** are used for **million**. The MM is used widely in the oil and gas business; it **stands** for “a **thousand** thousands”. The original symbol for **thousand** was **M**, based on the Latin word “mille”.

## What does M stand for?

**M stands for**meter in the metric system of measurement. A meter is equal to one hundred centimeters, and one thousand millimeters.

## Why do banks use M for thousands?

**M**is used as the symbol for

**thousands**and MM for millions in the business world, particularly in accounting. However, there has been a growing tendency to

**use**K as the symbol for

**thousands**instead of

**M**. If K and MM are used, it's bad style because the symbols are being mixed up.

## Is it k or k for thousands?

**K**” that stands for “kilo” (

**thousand**), but the small letter “

**k**.” The capital “

**K**” stands for “Kelvin” as in “degrees Kelvin.” We use “

**k**” to represent

**thousands**because it comes from the Greek word for one

**thousand**: χίλια (HEEL-ya).

## How do you write K in thousands?

**Notation**

- The decimal representation for one thousand is.
- The SI prefix for a thousand units is “kilo-“, abbreviated to “k”—for instance, a kilometre or “km” is a thousand metres.

## What is K and M?

**M**stands for million. Eg: 1M = 1 million and 1.5

**M**= 1 & a half million.

**K**stands for Thousand. Eg: 1k = one thousand & 200k two hundred thousand.

## How do you write one million dollars in a sentence?

**writing**: ‘1,000,000' or ‘

**one million**. ‘ Never start a

**sentence**with numbers, except for a year: “2018 was. . . .” If the first word in

**One million**is a ‘

**1**‘ followed by six zeros: 1,000,000.

## What does $1 mm stand for?

**$1MM**, not “M.” Again, it's understood that “MM”

**means**million.

## What does 000 mean in financial statements?

**000**at the end. So what you are reading is $256,275,000; Two Hundred Fifty Six Million . . .

## Does M mean thousand?

**M**is the Roman numeral for 1,000 but in the metric system

**M**designates the prefix mega- which is a million. For example MW is a megawatt. In the metric system lower case k designates kilo as in kg for kilogram, a

**thousand**grams.

## How do you write $1000000?

**Writing**Millions:

**Writing** millions in numbers can be done using the fact that one million is written as 1 followed by six zeros, or **1000000**. Often, we use a comma to separate every three digits in one million, so it is written as **1,000,000**.

## How do you write million in Roman numerals?

## What is after a trillion?

**Trillion**, Quadrillion, Quintillion, Sextillion, Septillion, Octillion, Nonillion, Decillion, Undecillion, Duodecillion, Tredecillion, Quattuordecillion, Quindecillion, Sexdexillion, Septendecillion, Octodecillion, Novemdecillion, Vigintillion.

## How do you write millions in AP style?

**million**or more, spell the words cents,

**million**, billion, trillion etc. Examples: $26.52, $100,200, $8

**million**, 6 cents. Use a single space after a period.

## How much is a billion?

**billion**is a thousand million, or one followed by nine noughts (1,000,000,000). Increasingly in this country we are using the USA meaning of a

**billion**for these

**big**numbers, and a

**trillion**for the old UK meaning of one followed by twelve noughts.

## How do you write millions as a decimal?

**million**(1,000,000) = 320,000,000 (adding 1 to 319 gives 320) …hundred thousand (100,000) = 319,700,000 … ten thousand (10,000) = 319,740,000 … thousand (1,000) = 319,741,000 …hundred (100) = 319,740,600 …

## What does BB stand for in money?

**BB**. A grade assigned to a debt obligation by a rating agency to indicate significant speculative elements and a moderate ability to pay interest and repay principal. Also called Ba.

## How do you write billion?

**billion**, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001. One

**billion**can also be written as b or bn. In scientific notation, it is written as 1 × 10

^{9}.