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A fifth is considerably smaller than a half. A half is also equal to five tenths, which compares to a fifth which is two tenths. Five is larger than two.

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No because 3/5 = 0.6 and 1/2 = 0.5

One half minus one fifth is 3 tenths

One half of one fifth is one tenth. You just 'double' the denominator if you want to get half of the fraction.

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No because 3/5 = 0.6 and 1/2 = 0.5

One fifth

Not quite. A pint is a half of a quart, or QUARTer-gallon. A "fifth" is a fifth of a gallon, so a pint is an eighth of a gallon, while a half of a fifth would be one-tenth.

Not quite. A pint is a half of a quart, or QUARTer-gallon. A "fifth" is a fifth of a gallon, so a pint is an eighth of a gallon, while a half of a fifth would be one-tenth.

1 and a half is smaller then 5 and a half

The term "a fifth" refers to one fifth of a gallon. One fifth of a gallon = 750ml. Therefore, a fifth of Hennessy = One 750ml bottle of Hennessy. :-)

1/10 is smaller.

One half minus one fifth is 3 tenths

One half of one fifth is one tenth. You just 'double' the denominator if you want to get half of the fraction.

The answer depends on two fifth of WHAT!

An octave is not a fifth. A fifth is any interval of exactly 7 half-steps. An octave is any interval of exactly 12 half-steps.

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