Q: Find two consecutive even numbers such that the difference of one half the larger and two fifths the smaller is equal to 5?

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Three fifths is bigger than one half. Two fifths is smaller than one half.

its bigger

One half refers to 0.5 mathematically whereas three fifths refers to 0.6 and hence one half is smaller than three fifths.

Of the three numbers given, two fifths is closest to zero.

1 half

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2/6 is smaller.

Four fifths = 4/5 = 0.8

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5 is 25 fifths, 3 x 4 fifths is 12 fifths so difference is 13 fifths or 2.6 or two and three fifths.

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Three fifths is bigger than one half. Two fifths is smaller than one half.

yes it is.

It is larger.

its bigger

Two thirds is not larger than four fifths. It's almost 17% smaller.

One half refers to 0.5 mathematically whereas three fifths refers to 0.6 and hence one half is smaller than three fifths.