Math Definitions - Letter L


Definition of Lakh

A Lakh is a unit in the Indian numbering system. It equals one hundred thousand.

Using the Indian way to group digits, it is written as \(1,00,000\).

Lakhs are commonly used in India and Nepal to describe large amounts of money. For example, \(240,000 \text{ rupees}\) would be written as 2.4 lakh rupees.


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter L

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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