# Mathematics

Explain why 1/8 is greater than 1/10 but less than 1/3

1. 👍 1
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 45
1. They have a common denominator of 120

So obviously

1/8=15/120
1/10=12/120
1/3=40/120

You can see that 15 is greater than 12 but less than 40

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

## Similar Questions

1. ### SAT Math

I did these, but I got the wrong answers. Please explain how ... 1. If xy>1 and zz II.xyz

asked by Anonymous on August 27, 2013
2. ### math

So for this question it says, the graph of the function f(x)= radical of x+4 is shown. The domain of the function is 1) {x|x is greater than 0} 2) {x|x is greater or equal to 0} 3) {x|x is greater than -4} 4) {x|x is greater than

asked by mariam on May 25, 2017
3. ### Math-approximation with fractions:7th grade math

How do you find the greater fraction with approximation? 14. 5/12, 17/30 I know that you need to make 5/12 = 6/12 and 17/30 = 15/30 Then compare them to half or something? I'm confused?! Any clear help and instructions? There are

asked by Mk on November 19, 2006
4. ### Math

Explain how can tell without computing whether the quotient 1/2 divided by 6 is greater than 1 or less than 1 I think it is greater becwuse the number i start with

asked by Abigail on May 23, 2017
5. ### Math

John says that when you compare two fractions with the same numerator,you look at the denominators because the fraction with the greater denominator is greater.is he correct?Explain,and give an example.

asked by Kattleen Garcia on March 7, 2017
1. ### Math

John says that when you compare two fractions with the same numerator you look at the denominators because the fraction with the greater denominator is greater is the correct explain and give an example

asked by etalemahu on March 24, 2020
2. ### Math

Can someone explain what to do for the following question. What percentage of a normal distribution is greater than the mean? Give your answer correct to the nearest percent. What formula is used? Because I have to find also 1

asked by Sue on May 22, 2013
3. ### Calculus

In the next questions, a particle is moving along a horizontal line according to the formula: s=2t^4-4t^3+2t^2-1 a) the particle is moving right when A. 0 is less than t is less than 1/2 B. t is greater than 0 C. t is greater than

asked by Anonymous on March 14, 2015
4. ### chemistry

For electrolyte solutions, the __________ the concentration of the electrolyte and the __________ the ion charges, then the __________ the ion-pairing. a) lower, smaller, greater b) higher, smaller, smaller c) higher, greater,

asked by Emile on February 8, 2012
5. ### chemistry

For electrolyte solutions, the __________ the concentration of the electrolyte and the __________ the ion charges, then the __________ the ion-pairing. a) lower, smaller, greater b) higher, smaller, smaller c) higher, greater,

asked by Emile on February 8, 2012
6. ### math

Tina solved for the decimal value 0f (3/5*18) and got an answer of 5.4. Four of her classmates argued that her answer was not reasonable. Which of the following statements best explain why that value can not =5.4 A. the number 18

asked by Ellie on March 29, 2013

More Similar Questions