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Q: Is five twelfths less or greater than one half?

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Well, one half equals six twelfths. You figure it out from there.

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Yes . 5/12=0.4166. 6/12 is one half.

5/6 as compared to 5/12 Which top number is nearer the bottom number. That fraction is the greater.

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No. 5 ninths is 5 parts out of 9. 000000000 11111 1 half is half of any value. 00000000 1111 No. Five ninths is greater than one half because if you take half of nine then it would be 4 and a half and five is greater then 4 in a half. So that means that five ninths is greater then one half. Hope this helped! No. Five ninths is greater than one half because if you take half of nine then it would be 4 and a half and five is greater then 4 in a half. So that means that five ninths is greater then one half. Hope this helped!

By converting to a common denominator (convert 1/2 to twelfths), and comparing. Because 5 is less than half of 12.

one third is equal to 4 /12ths so 5/12ths is greater than 1/3rd

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No, they're the same

Yes, because six twelfths would a half.

Well a saying goes for any fraction, The bigger the denominator (# on the bottom of the bar) the smaller the piece.

no. half of twelve is six and three is less than six. 6/12=1/2

nine twelfths eight twelfths ........ down to .........one twelfth

If the numerator is greater than or less than one half of the denominator. For example, 7/16 is less because 7 is less than half of 16.

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They are equal. If you take 5/10 and reduce it to its lowest terms, you get 1/2.

No : 4 over 8 equals one half and so is not greater. It is less than 1 .

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