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Prefixes used in math


Below, find a comprehensive list of most prefixes used in math. We strongly encourage teachers to teach the list below. It will solve a lot of problems associated with math literacy

Uni, mono, or solo: one

Bi or duo: two

Tri: three

Tetra, quad: Four

Penta, quint, or quin: Five

Sex, hex, hexa: six

Hepta, sept, or hept: seven

Octa, octo, or oct: eight

Nona, non, nov, or ennea: Nine

Deca or dec: Ten

Dodeca: twelve

Icosa, or vigint: twenty

Triaconta, or trigint: thirty

Tetraconta, or quadragint: fourty

Pentaconta or quinquagint: fifty

Hexaconta or hexagint: sixty

Heptaconta or septuagint: seventy

Octaconta or octogint: eighty

Enneaconta or nonagint: ninety

Cent or hect : one hundred

Mille or kilo: one thousand

Myria : ten thousand

Mega: Million

Hectokilo: one hundred thousand

Giga: Billion

Tera: trillion

Peta: quadrillion

Exa: quintillion

Zetta: sextillion

Yotta: heptillion

Deci: tenth

centi: hundredth

Milli: thousandth

Micro: Millionth

Nano: Billionth

Pico: trillionth

Fento: quadrillionth

Atto: quintillionth

Zepto: sextillionth

Yocto: heptillionth








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