7th grade math

After 1 hour,Jon had finished 5/9 of a long-distance race, and Ling had finished 7/9 of it. At that time, who had finished a greater fraction of the race, and by how munch.

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  1. If you cut a cake into 9 pieces, which is more -- 5 of those pieces or 7 of those pieces?

    7/9 - 5/9 = 2/9

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