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is 3/5 bigger than 5/8

3/5 or 5/8. which fraction is bigger?
asked Jan 16, 2012 in Fraction Problems by anonymous




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3 Answers

get a common denominator (in this case 40)

3/5(8/8) = 24/40

5/8(5/5) = 25/40

since 25 > 24 then 5/8 > 3/5
answered Jan 16, 2012 by Kmartin Level 5 User (11,900 points)
5/8 is bigger than 3/5
answered Jan 16, 2012 by anonymous
3/5(8/8)=24/40
answered Mar 24, 2013 by anonymous

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