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# Which is greater four tenths or three eighths?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

6y ago

Convert to equivalent fractions with the same denominator and then compare the numerators:

4/10 = (4×4)/(10×4) = 16/40

3/8 = (3×5)/(8×5) = 15/40

16 > 15 → 16/40 > 15/40 → 4/10 > 3/8

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Expressed as a decimal, 4/10 is equal to 0.4.

Expressed as a decimal, 3/8 is equal to 0.375.

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Yes.

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### Is four tenths bigger than three eights?

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