# Math

posted by Frances

A plumber spent 0.5 hours repairing a faucet.Which of the following fractions is not equivalent to 0.5?
1.1/2
2.2/4
3.3/5
4.5/10

1. Ms. Sue

Which answer do you think is correct?

2. Frances

4.5/10

3. Ms. Sue

If you have 10 pennies, isn't 5 of those pennies equal to 1/2 of them.

5/10
Divide the numerator and denominator by 5.

5/10 = 1/2

4. Frances

SO IT IS

5. aria

its number 3 if u divide 3/5 it does not give u .5

6. Frances

2/4

7. aria

huh?

8. Frances

IS IT 2/4

9. aria

nooo its 3/5

10. Frances

its number 3 if u divide 3/5 it does not give u .5

11. Ms. Sue

No.

Please see the explanations the both Aria and I posted.

If you're going to post questions here, at least try to follow our suggestions.

12. Frances

UR SAID THAT its number 3 if u divide 3/5 it does not give u .5

13. aria

it is i think Ms. Sue just posted at the same time as you

14. Ms. Sue

If you have 5 pennies -- is 3 pennies half of them?

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