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Q: In the metric system the prefix for 1 over 100 is?

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centi (a centimeter is a hundredth of a meter)

Centi- means one hundredth, for example there are 100 centimetres in a metre and there are 100 centilitres in a litre.

The metric system is not based on the multiples of 100. It is based on the multiples of ten.

Yes and no. The metric system is based upon multiples of 10. Since 100 is a multiple of 10, parts of the metric system is based upon 100.

A hundred. Eg 1 hectogram = 100 grams.

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for this answer: in the metric system what is the prefix for 1/100?ANSWER: centi-AtL 2009

The metric system is designed to deal in powers of ten, so it has a prefix for 100, which is hecto, but not for 110.

centi -

It means 1/100.

the prefix for 100 is cent- as in century or centennial

The prefix that means 100 is centi-.

centi (a centimeter is a hundredth of a meter)

100

centi- 1 centimetre = 1/100 metre

"hecto-" is the prefix, as in 100 metres is a hectometre. ■

"hect-" or "hecto-"

"hecto"

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