Q: Why is one third equal to four twelfths?

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Four twelfths is one third, or about 0.333.

Yes.

One third

9/12's

No.six twelfths = 6/12 which in turn = 1/2 which is not equal to 1/3

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Four twelfths is one third, or about 0.333.

Yes.

No, four twelfths is equal to one third, so two thirds is more.

No. One third of a pound is equal to four-twelfths, while one quarter is equal to three twelfths. So a third is 33% greater than a quarter.

five twelfths

One third

One fourth is three twelfths. So one twelfth plus three twelfths is four twelfths, which is also one third.

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

9/12's

No.six twelfths = 6/12 which in turn = 1/2 which is not equal to 1/3

Yes. Yes. one third is "One over Three" and four twelfths is "Four over Twelve" The rule is that so long as you do the same to top and bottom then it's still the same fraction. Top first:- To make 1 into 4 then multiply by three 1*4 =4 Then we have to do the same to the bottom: 3*4=12

Three-twelfths is equal to one quarter. Three-ninths is equal to one third. One third of anything is a greater quantity than one quarter of anything, therefore, "Three-ninths" is the larger of the two.