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1.41 Greek and Latin Number Roots

Directions: The following table gives the Greek and Latin roots of English numbers. Review the table and answer the questions. Write your own example words for the Greek and Latin number roots given in this table. Use your example words in sentences.

Number

Greek

Latin

hemi-

semi-/demi-

1

mono-

uni-

1

sesqui-

2

di-

duo-/bi-

3

tri-

tre-/ter-

4

tetra-/tetr-

quadri-/quadr-

5

penta-/pent-

quinque-/quinqu-

6

hexa-/hex-

sexa-/sex-

7

hepta-/hept-

septua-

8

octa-/octo-/oct-

octa-/octo-/oct-

9

ennea-

nona-/non-

10

deka-/deca-

deci-

12

dodeca-

13

triskaideka-

20

icosa-

vigen-

100

hecto-/hect-

centi-

1000

chilia-

milli-


Q 1: An athletic contest in which each contestant participates in the following seven track and field events: 200-meter and 800-meter runs, 100-meter hurdles, shot put, javelin throw, high jump, and long jump.
triathlon
decathlon
pentathlon
heptathlon

Q 2: A railway system using a single rail.
trirail
hemirail
monorail
chiliarail

Q 3: Half of the Earth may be called ____.
biosphere
pentasphere
monosphere
hemisphere

Q 4: One of a group of six babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
sextuplet
triplet
pentaplet
quadruplet

Q 5: An economic condition in which power is concentrated in two groups.
monopoly
duopoly
pentapoly
hexapoly

Q 6: Any polyhedron having twelve plane faces.
pentadecahedron
dodecahedron
decahedron
tridecahedron

Q 7: A group or set of nine.
triad
heptaed
milliad
ennead

Q 8: A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres).
decare
millionare
pentare
hectare

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