These are the questions we answer on this page: What is 5 lakh in numbers? How many zeros in 5 lakh? What is 5 lakh in words? How do you write and say 5 lakh? What is 5 lakh in million?

First, note that lakh is part of the Indian number system where large numbers are written like this:

**CC**,

**LL**,

**TT**,

**HHH**

**CC**= Crore

**LL**= Lakh

**TT**= Thousand

**HHH**= Hundred

When we enter 5 lakh into the format above, we get 5 lakh in numbers as follows:

**5,00,000**

Did you notice how the Indian number system from right to left starts with three digits followed by a comma, but then larger numbers are in intervals of 2 digits? Below it is displayed in intervals of 3 digits like they do in America. As you can see, 5 lakh is the same as 0.5 million.

**0,500,000**

How many zeros in 5 lakh? When we count the trailing zeros in 5 lakh above, we see that the answer is 5.

What is 5 lakh in words? In other words, how do you write and say 5 lakh? Lakh (lac) is pronounced læk (sounds like: lack) and can be written out like this:

**five lakh**

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Note: We found that some people call it 5 lakhs or 5 lac, but the correct way to say it is 5 lakh (lakh without the trailing "s").

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