# Translations: Exchange Integration Ignis/114/en

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Whole amounts should be converted to NQT format to be used in API calls. NQT is the name given to 0.00000001 IGNIS (or 10^(-8) in mathematical shorthand). The NQT to Ignis ratio is equivalent to the Satoshi to Bitcoin ratio. Simply put, 1 Ignis is 100000000 NQT, therefore to convert ignis to NQT, simply multiply by 100000000.