# Definition of Hect-

Hect- is a prefix that means $100$.

For example,

• A hectagon is a polygon with $100$ sides.
• A hectogram is a metric unit of measurement, commonly used in Europe. It is equal to $100 \text{ g}$. The picture shows a hectogram of butter.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter H

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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