Halves

PREFIXES MEANING HALF

SEMI- (Latin - "half") semicircle, semi-truck, semitrailer, semifinal, semiannual, semiautomatic, semicolon

DEMI- (French- "half") demigod, demigoddess, demivolt

HEMI- (Greek- "half") hemicycle, hemisphere, hemispherical, hemihydrated

Half a Thousandth ......half-mill .0005 .05%

Half a Hundredth.........half-cent .005 .5%

Half a Tenth half-tenth .05 5% five cents, five percent, nickel


WHOLES . DECIMAL POINT . FRACTIONS

One Half................ half or fifty percent .50 50% 50-cents ..50/100 OR 1/2 or 2/4 or two quartersor .......

. DECIMAL POINT

5 ones are half of ten [10]

5 tens are half of one hundred [100]

5 hundreds are half of one thousand [1,000]

5 thousands are half of ten thousand [10,000]

5 ten thousands are half of a hundred thousand [100,000]

5 hundred thousand is half of one million [1,000,000]