Convert common language number word combinations such as "2.75 million" to their actual numbers, e.g. 2.75 million = 2.75 x 106 = 2,750,000.
Number and word notion is usually used when exact figures are not required but the magnitiude of the value is important in explaining a point or story. For example "the U.S. national debt is now more than 16.76 trillion dollars".
16.76 Trillion = 16.76 x 1012 = 16,760,000,000,000