Mathematics

Why is 7/12 greater than 1/3 but less than 2/3


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nevar

2 years ago Comment

The least common denominator for the 3 fractions is 12. Convert the fractions...

1/3 = 4/12
2/3 = 8/12

Now you can make the direct comparison between them

4/12 < 7/12 So 1/3 < 7/12

7/12 < 8/12 So 7/12 < 2/3