Posted by **Cameron** on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 7:32pm.

I need to know how to write in word form how 7/8 is greater than 5/6

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 7:35pm
Seven-eighths is the same as twenty-one twenty-fourths. Five-sixths is the same as twenty twenty-fourths. Twenty-one twenty-fourths is greater than twenty twenty-fourths.

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**jayda**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 9:42pm
i need to know three ways to show that 7/8 is greater than 5/6.

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**Jackie**, Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 4:36pm
One way is if you write those fractions down across from each other 7/8 5/6 but write it with the line going between the fractions instead of doing it with the slant lines like I did then multiply the numbers across

Example...

7x6 =42.

8x5 =40

As you can see 7/8 is bigger than 5/6 3

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