In this article I will show you how to convert 5 lakhs into billions. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 5 lakh to billion. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Lakhs to Billions

A lakh is smaller than a billion. I know that a lakh is smaller than a billion because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 5 lakhs into billions, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for lakh to billion is:

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 5 lakh to billion by multiplying `0.0001`

by the number of lakhs we have, which is 5.

**So, the answer to the question "what is 5 lakhs in billions?" is 0.0005 billion.**

## Lakhs to Billions Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for lakh to billion:

Lakhs (lakh) | Billions (billion) |
---|---|

0.01 | 0 |

0.1 | 0 |

1 | 0 |

2 | 0 |

3 | 0 |

5 | 0 |

10 | 0 |

20 | 0 |

50 | 0.01 |

100 | 0.01 |

1000 | 0.1 |

## Best Conversion Unit for 5 lakh

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 5 lakh.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

**The best unit of measurement I have found for 5 lakh is lakhs and the amount is 5 lakh.**