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How many twelfths make a half?
One complete set of five-twelfths will fit into a one-half but there is still a one-twelfth left over which is one of the five needed to make another set of five-twelfths. We can see in the picture that the whole is divided into 12 equal pieces and we are interested in dividing half of those pieces by 5.
Is one-half more than one fourth?
1 2 > 1 4 Halves are larger than fourths, so one half is greater than one fourth.
Is a third or half bigger?
No, one-third is NOT more than one-half. One-half is more than one-third. Because the two fractions, 1/3 and 1/2, have the same numerator (remember,…
Is five eighths bigger than a half?
So three-and-a-half-sevenths is one half. And five-eighths is more than a half, so five-eighths has to be larger!
Is 1 fifth equal to 2 tenths?
He then thought about how many tenths would fit in each of the 5 fifths the rectangle was divided into. He discovered that 1/5 is equal to 2 tenths and wrote 0.2. Students could also divide each fifth of the rectangle into 2 equal parts to make 10 tenths.
Is 2/3rds less than a half?
“On a measuring cup, the line for two-thirds is above the one-half line,” Ramon said. “It’s like halfway to a whole cup after half a cup.” “If two-thirds was the same as one-half, then two would have to be half of three. But it’s more, so two-thirds has to be more.”
Is 1/8th bigger or smaller than 1 4?
This is the smallest number that can be divided by both 4 and 8. In this case, the lowest common denominator is 8. Now that these fractions have been converted to have the same denominator, we can clearly see by looking at the numerators that 2 is greater than 1 which also means that 1/4 is greater than 1/8.
Is 1 3 more than half a cup?
As such, 1/2 is always greater than 1/3 regardless of the context.
Is 2 thirds more than 3 quarters?
So 34 is greater than 23 .
Is two thirds more than half?
What fraction is bigger 7/8 or 910?
Converting to Decimal Now that these fractions have been converted to decimal format, we can compare the numbers to get our answer. 0.875 is NOT greater than 0.9 which also means that 7/8 is NOT greater than 9/10.