Q: Is five ninths smaller than four fifths?

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five ninths

The common denominator of four fifths and two ninths is 45.

25

seven ninths.

Four fifths is less.

5/9 x 5/4 = 25/36

LCD of 9 and 5 = 45 so equivalent fractions are 25/45 and 36/45. The latter is clearly the larger ie four fifths

Four fifths = 4 ÷ 5 = 0.8 Seven ninths = 7 ÷ 9 = 0.777... 0.777... < 0.8

four ninths is smaller then nine tenths.

One is five fifths. Five fifths and four fifths is nine fifths.

no four fifths is one fifth less than five fifths

Five and four-ninths

One whole is nine ninths. Nine ninths minus four ninths equals five ninths.

13 over 9

4/9-four-ninths

five ninths

Five-ninths must be added to four-ninths to make a whole.

yes

common denominator 2/5=18/45 4/9=20/45 so 2/5 is smaller than 4/8

five and a half=5.5 four fifths=.8 since one divided by five is .2 and four .2's (4x.2)=.8 5.5x.8=4.4, or four and 2 fifths four and two fifths is the answer.

Firstly, do 11 minus 4 = 7. So, now we have 7 and two ninths, minus five ninths. Much easier, 6 and 6 ninths.

20/45 + 18/45 = 38/45

8/9 ÷ 4/5 = 11/9

yes

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