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1/2 = 5/10

3/5 = 6/10

5 is smaller than 6

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Q: Why is one half smaller than three fifths?
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Is three fifths bigger than a half?

Three fifths is bigger than one half. Two fifths is smaller than one half.

Is one half greater or smaller than three fifths?

One half refers to 0.5 mathematically whereas three fifths refers to 0.6 and hence one half is smaller than three fifths.

What is three fifths in cooking?

Three fifths is a tenth part more than a half. -ie Half is 5/10 - 3/5 is 6/10.

Is three-fifths is larger or smaller than four-twelfths?

It is larger.

Is two fifths greater or smaller than three tenths?

its bigger

Is half a bar of chocolate bigger than three fifths of it?


What fraction is greater than two fifths?

There are infinitely many fractions greater than two fifths; the most obvious answer would be three fifths. A half is also greater than two fifths.

Is four fifths smaller than a half?

No because 4/5 is greater than a 1/2

Is two and one half larger than two and three fifths?


Is three tenths greater than two fifths?

Two fifths is greater than three tenths, because the smaller the denominator (top number), the bigger the piece (bottom number).

Is two fifths bigger than three fourths?

No, two fifths is smaller the three fourths. It would only be 8/20ths while three fourths would be 15/20ths.

Which is bigger two fifths or three fourths?

Well 2 is less than half of 5...... and 3 is more than half of 4. Therefore: three fourths is more than two fifths.

Less than a half and more than a quarter?

three fifths.....or anywhere between 25% and 49%

Is three fifths less than half a gallon?

3/5 is more than 1/2

Is three fourths greater than three fifths?

yep - the bigger the number, the smaller the amount!

Which is bigger 1 half or 2 fifths?

One half is bigger than two fifths because two fifths just before 2.5 fifths which is half.

Is one third greater or less than three fifths?

three fifths is bigger.

Is two fifths bigger than a half?

Nope... one half is bigger than two fifths.

Is three fifths less than three sixths?

yes, because three sixths is a half, cause three plus three is six, not five.

Which is larger three fifths or three eights?

Three fifths is larger than three eighths

Is two fifths more or less than one half?

One half is bigger then two fifths.

Is a half and three-fifths equal to or less or greater to?

1/2 is less than 3/5

Why three-fifths compromise why not one-half?

because they decided a slave is worth more than half a normal person, but just barely.

What fraction is larger than three fifths?

four fifths

Is three fifths greater than three sixths?

Yes. If the numerators are the same, the larger the denominator the smaller the fraction is.