Q: Which fraction is bigger one third or three twelfths?

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12 is the denominator of 3/12 (three twelfths)

One fourth is three twelfths. So one twelfth plus three twelfths is four twelfths, which is also one third.

3/12 = 1/4

One Half.6/12 isequivalentto one half so: 3/12<1/2 (Is Less Than)

No. One third of a pound is equal to four-twelfths, while one quarter is equal to three twelfths. So a third is 33% greater than a quarter.

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The simplest form of the fraction three twelfths is 1/4

Three-twelfths is equal to one quarter. Three-ninths is equal to one third. One third of anything is a greater quantity than one quarter of anything, therefore, "Three-ninths" is the larger of the two.

12 is the denominator of 3/12 (three twelfths)

1/4

You change five sixths into ten twelfths and three quarters into nine twelfths. Then you subtract the nine twelfths from the ten twelfths, which equals one twelfth.

One fourth is three twelfths. So one twelfth plus three twelfths is four twelfths, which is also one third.

3/12 = 1/4

25%

Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, 5/12 + 1/3 = 3/4 or three quarters.

Yes, one-third is greater than three-twelfths.

3 / 4 = 9 / 12

One Half.6/12 isequivalentto one half so: 3/12<1/2 (Is Less Than)