Q: Is seven twelfths greater than or less than five sixths?

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Seventeen twelfths (17/12)

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.

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Ten twelfths equals five sixths.

Seventeen twelfths (17/12)

Yes, five sixths is bigger than four twelfths (simplified: one third).

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.

5/6 minus 7/12 is 1/4.

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Yes.

They are the same.

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7/8= .875 and 5/6=.8333...(3 repeating). This means that seven eighths is greater than five sixths.