Understanding Scientific Terms/Numbers

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Greek vase Dionysos attica 520 bC.jpg Understanding Scientific Terminology
Greek and Latin Roots of Scientific Terms.
Lessons: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Lesson 4 - Numbers[edit]

prefixes Latin Greek
one uni- mono- (only)


two bi- di-
three tri-
four quadr-


five quint- pent-
six sex- hex-
seven sept- hept-
eight oct-
nine non- enne-
ten deci-
many multi-


half semi- hemi-
first primo- proto-
second deutero-
thrid trito-
last eschato-


-sect  : section, cut apart

How would you write the words with these meanings?

EXERCISE • Numbers • Write the word
  1. To cut something into three parts.
  2. Half of a circle. ( Use the Latin)
SOLUTION • Understanding Scientific Terms/Numbers • Write the word
  1. trisect
  2. semicircle