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# What is more 2 thirds or 3 fourths?

Updated: 4/28/2022

Wiki User

13y ago

3/4 is larger than 2/3. 2/3 is equal to 0.67, and 3/4 is equal to 0.75

To elaborate on the above,

2/3 = 0.67 = 66.66%

3/4 = 0.75 = 75%

A calculator can show you this if you enter the numbers as follows:

(2/3) x 100

This will give you 66.666% as an answer. Basically you're saying "Two thirds of one hundred is 66.66 percent".

You can see a visual representation of the two quantities by drawing two circles of the same size. Imagine they are pies (mmmm pie).

- Circle A should be divided into 3 equal pie pieces (the Mercedes emblem is about the right shape for the lines you want to draw). Shade in 2 of the 3 pie pieces.

- Circle B should be divided into 4 equal pie pieces (draw a big + in the middle). Shade in 3 of the 4 pie pieces.

If you compare the two pies, you can see that 3/4 is a larger portion of the circle than 2/3. The person eating pie B is getting more food.

Incidentally, this kind of circle drawing is called a "pie chart". :)

Wiki User

13y ago