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Q: What is greater minus three quarters or minus one and three quarters giving reasons why?

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Two quarters minus two thirds is negative one sixth. Two quarters is six twelfths, and two thirds is eight twelfths. Six twelfths minus eight twelfths is minus two twelfths or minus one sixth.

-1

1.75 or one and three quarters

3 quarters is 9 twelfths, so 9 twelfths minus 3 twelfths is 6 twelfths, which is also a half.

6/8 minus 3/4 is 0.

Three quarters

1/8

three quarters

Minus a quarter

1/2

It is 3/4 minus 1/3 is the same as 9/12 minus 4/12 = 5/12

Converting to twentieths it is fifteen twentieths minus sixteen twentieths, so the result is minus one twentieth.

4/5 minus 3/4 is 1/20.

One quarter and a half

It is: 3/20

10/4 - 3/4 = 7/4 = one and three quarters

Converting to twelfths gives 9 twelfths minus 8 twelfths which is 1 twelfth.

$1170.50 is volume equivalent of a gallon of quarters. In a real word situation there will be loss to the space in between the quarters. If you fill a jug full of quarters you will have $800 plus or minus $20.

-2

1.075 is greater than minus 1.90

5/12 or if divided, 0.4166666666666667

2 quarters minus one nickel

11/20 or 0.55

3/4

Yes, -10 - (-50) = 40 Therefore, -10 is 40 greater than -50.