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One half is greater. If some had 100 dollars and they said you could have some of it, would you rather get 50 dollars or 33 dollars and some change?

One half is when the whole piece is divided into two pieces - 1/2 + 1/2 =1

One third is when the whole piece is divided into three pieces - 1/3+1/3+1/3 = 1

So, if you divide something into 2 pieces the pieces will be bigger than if you divide something into 3 pieces.

Q: Which is greater one half or one third and why?

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i don't think it ever is

Yes, half a dollar is greater than a third of a dollar...

less, if it is a fraction of a half, it cannt be a whole

yes 1/2=0.5 1/3=0.3

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No, three sixths is another way of saying one half. One half is more than one third.

Yes.

i don't think it ever is

Yes, half a dollar is greater than a third of a dollar...

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less, if it is a fraction of a half, it cannt be a whole

yes 1/2=0.5 1/3=0.3

The answer is one half, think of it like this, take two apples cut one into three equal pieces (thirds) and the other into two (halves), half an apple is bigger than a third.

One third is 0.33 which is greater than 0.13.

- Yes . ⅓-.33 / ½-.5 / ⅔ .66 [:

One half is greater.

One third multiplied by one and a half equals a half.