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Q: Which is bigger 5 out of 8 or 1 out of 2?

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5 over 8 is bigger (1/8 bigger)

1/2 and 5/8 cross multiply and 8 x 1 is 8 and then 2 x 5 is 10 so 5/8 is bigger and 4/8 is equal to 1/2

5/8 is bigger than 1/2 which is equivalent to 4/8

Yes 1/2 = 4/8 so 5/8 is 1/8 bigger than 4/8

1/5 An eighth piece is smaller *REMEMBER: The bigger to bottem number the smaller it is.*

2/8 is bigger than 1/5 or 0.25 is bigger than 0.2

5/8 is larger. Look at the measurements, which fraction is closer to 1? think of 1/4 as 2/8 and 2/8 is less than 5/8

(1/2) / (5/8) = (1/2) * (8/5) = 4/5(1/2) / (5/8) = (1/2) * (8/5) = 4/5(1/2) / (5/8) = (1/2) * (8/5) = 4/5(1/2) / (5/8) = (1/2) * (8/5) = 4/5

5/8 is bigger. A simple method to see why is as follows: 5/8 > 4/8 = 1/2 7/15 < 7/14 = 1/2 So 7/15 < 1/2 < 5/8. You could, of course, rename both fractions to their common denominator, 120, and do lots of calculations before coming to the same conclusion.

2/5 = 16/40 5/8 = 25/40 5/8 is bigger than 2/5.

assuming fractions 4/5 and 1/2 meant, not numbers 45 and 12 4/5 x 2/2 = 8/10 1/2 x 5/5 = 5/10 so yes 4/5 is bigger

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