Math Definitions - Letter H


Definition of Hect-

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.


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.


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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