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Answer: Well The desired choice would be to tturn the fractions into decimals then you will see which is bigger

E.g. 1/2,1,5,1/12




So the biggest is 1/2 as its 0.5 which also looks like 0.500000000.... So its the largest. , hope that helps

Answer: Another option is to convert the fractions to a common denominator. For example, to compare 1/2 and 1/5, convert both to tenths, getting 5/10 and 2/10 respectively; in this case, it is obvious that the first one is greater. However, if you may use a calculator, converting to decimals is faster.

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