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Q: Why is one half smaller than three fifths?

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Three fifths is bigger than one half. Two fifths is smaller than one half.

One half refers to 0.5 mathematically whereas three fifths refers to 0.6 and hence one half is smaller than three fifths.

No

It is larger.

its bigger

Three fifths is a tenth part more than a half. -ie Half is 5/10 - 3/5 is 6/10.

Well 2 is less than half of 5...... and 3 is more than half of 4. Therefore: three fourths is more than two fifths.

No because 4/5 is greater than a 1/2

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There are infinitely many fractions greater than two fifths; the most obvious answer would be three fifths. A half is also greater than two fifths.

yep - the bigger the number, the smaller the amount!

Yes. If the numerators are the same, the larger the denominator the smaller the fraction is.