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Q: Which fraction is bigger one third or three twelfths?

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12 is the denominator of 3/12 (three twelfths)

3/12 = 1/4

One fourth is three twelfths. So one twelfth plus three twelfths is four twelfths, which is also one third.

No. One third of a pound is equal to four-twelfths, while one quarter is equal to three twelfths. So a third is 33% greater than a quarter.

Expressed as a decimal, 3 1/3 / 8 = 0.416 recurring (that is, 0.416666..). Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, this is equal to 5/12 or five twelfths.

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The simplest form of the fraction three twelfths is 1/4

12 is the denominator of 3/12 (three twelfths)

Three-twelfths is equal to one quarter. Three-ninths is equal to one third. One third of anything is a greater quantity than one quarter of anything, therefore, "Three-ninths" is the larger of the two.

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You change five sixths into ten twelfths and three quarters into nine twelfths. Then you subtract the nine twelfths from the ten twelfths, which equals one twelfth.

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3/12 = 1/4

One fourth is three twelfths. So one twelfth plus three twelfths is four twelfths, which is also one third.

Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, 5/12 + 1/3 = 3/4 or three quarters.

Yes, one-third is greater than three-twelfths.

3 / 4 = 9 / 12

Yes, one sixth is equal to two twelfths.Therefore three sixths is equal to just six twelths.Seven twelfths is therefore bigger (more) than 3 sixths.