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Deca-, Dec- & Deci-

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All three prefixes involve the number ten. Deca- & Dec- both mean “ten times.”, for example: decagon, “a polygon that has ten sides and ten angles”; decathlon : “an athletic event in which performers each compete in ten different events.” Deci- means “one-tenth”- A deciliter is “one tenth of a liter.”

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