Is 3 over 5 bigger than a half?

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Yes, 3/5 is bigger than 1/2.

Convert to equivalent fractions with the same denominator then the numerators can be compared:

3/5 = (3×2)/(5×2) = 6/10

1/2 = (1×5)/(5) = 5/10

6 > 5 → 6/10 > 5/10 → 3/5 > 1/2.

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