Updated on Jun 23, 2020. Posted on Jun 14, 2020

# 1 In 5 People Can't Tell Which Of These Fractions Is Bigger — Can You?

Fractions: the final boss of sixth-grade math.

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1/3 is less than 1/2.

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2/3 is less than 3/4.

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3/5 is greater than 4/8.

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They can both be simplified to 3.

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4/6 is greater than 3/8.

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8/24 is less than 16/32.

8/24 can be simplified to 1/3 and 16/32 to 1/2.

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3/7 is greater than 3/9.

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8/9 is greater than 6/7.

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Both can be simplified to 2 and 2/3.

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5/20 is less than 10/15.

5/20 can be simplified to 1/4 and 10/15 to 2/3.

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