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Q: What fraction is larger two fifth or one half?

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One half of one fifth is one tenth. You just 'double' the denominator if you want to get half of the fraction.

one third is larger than one fifth

It is one tenth.

They are two proper rational fractions.

1/4

There are infinitely many fractions between a half and one. One of them is 2/3

One fifth is a fraction, so it's equal to one fifth or 1/5.

one-fifth = .20

An equivalent fraction for one fifth would be two tenth if you multiply it by two.

One fifth is the only fraction in the list so it is the smallest.

A proper fraction is a fraction who's numerator is smaller than the denominator. An improper fraction is a fraction who's numerator is larger than or equal to the denominator. 1/2 is a proper fraction. 3/2 is an improper fraction. Now to understand why the improper fraction is larger than the proper fraction, lets split them up. The proper fraction is one half of a whole, whereas the improper fraction is one whole and one half. Basically the proper is one half, and the improper is three halves. In theory, a proper fraction is always less than the whole number under consideration. On the other hand, an improper fraction is either equal to or larger than the whole number under consideration.

One half minus one fifth is 3 tenths

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