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To add the fractions five ninths and negative three eighths, you need to find a common denominator. The least common multiple of nine and eight is 72. Convert both fractions to have a denominator of 72 and then add the numerators. The result is -17/72.

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40/72 + 27/72 = 67/72

No five eights are not equivalent to six ninths.

Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, -5/9 x 6/8 = -5/12 or negative five twelfths.

5/9 = .555 7/8 = .875 Thereby, five ninths is less than seven eighths.

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12 19/72

40/72 + 27/72 = 67/72

No five eights are not equivalent to six ninths.

Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, -5/9 x 6/8 = -5/12 or negative five twelfths.

5/9 = .555 7/8 = .875 Thereby, five ninths is less than seven eighths.

(2/7) of (5/9) of (3/8) of 168 = 10

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-31/40 or -0.775

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Five ninths times three fifths is one third.