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Q: Which one is greater five eighths or five sixths?

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Answer One half is the same as four eighths, so five eighths is one eighth more.

3/24 - 20/24 = -17/24

Five eighths.

Four sixths is equal to five and one third over eight. It is okay if a fraction has a a fraction in it.

5/6

one half or four eighths or five tenths or three sixths or eight sixteenths

Yes, seven eighths is greater than five tenths. Five tenths, or one half, expressed in eighths would be four eighths. Since seven is greater than four, seven eighths is greater than four eighths (or five tenths). One easy way to know is use a calculator and do the division (seven divided by eight, and five divided by ten); in decimal form the higher value may be more quickly apparent when compared.

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Yes. If two fractions have the same numeratorthen the one with the smaller denominator is the greater fraction.

One fourth is considerably less than five eighths. To convert fourths into eighths, you can multiply the fraction 1/4 by 2/2 and get 2/8. It should be apparent that two eighths is a lot less than five eighths. Less than half, in fact.

three sixths, or one half

Three Eighths

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