Q: What is greater two thirds two fifths or three tenths?

Write your answer...

Submit

Still have questions?

Continue Learning about Algebra

The answer is 24

Two thirds are greater than three fifths.In order to answer this we have to convert both fractions into a common form to see which is bigger. To do this:* multiply the denominator (the number at the bottom of a fraction) of each fraction together to get a new 'common' denominator.* divide the new common denominator by the old denominator and multiply the result by the numerator (the number at the top) of the fraction you are converting to get a new numerator.So if we do this our common denominator is 15 (3 times 5). We can then convert two thirds in to fifteenths by dividing 15 by 3 (=5) and multiplying by 2 (=10). Thus 2/3 = 10/15.When we do this for three fifths we get: 15 divided by 5 times 3 = 9.Thus 3/5 equals 9/15.Therefore 2/3 is greater than 3/5 as 10/15 is greater than 9/15.

Expressed as a mixed number in its simplest form, 4/5 + 8/10 = 1 3/5 or one and three fifths. Expressed as a decimal, this is equal to 1.6.

Yes - expressed as a decimal, 4/5 is equal to 0.8, while 3/5 is equal to 0.6.

if you give 3/5 and 2/3 common denominators then they are 9/15 and 10/15 respectively. so, no.

Related questions

An (uncountable) infinitude of numbers, including two thirds, seven tenths, and pi fifths.

are you serious. what grade are you in, birth? four-fifths is greater than three-tenths.

No

No, but two thirds and six ninths are equivalent fractions. six tenths is equivalent to three fifths.

two thirds is greater because 0.6=three fifths so three fifths and two thirds could be simplified into nine fifteenths and two thirds could be simplified into ten fifteenths so ten is greater than nine so it is two thirds.

its bigger

2/5 is greater.

7/10

2/3 is greater than 3/10

53/30 or 1 23/30

three fifths is greater. if the number on top is the same, then the one with the least on bottom is the greatest.

The answer is actually 3 fifths. This is because if you double the bottom to equal 10 you have to double the top leaving it 6 tenths which is grater than four tenths.