Math
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

Which answer do you think is correct?
posted by Ms. Sue

4.5/10
posted by Frances

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
posted by Ms. Sue

SO IT IS
posted by Frances

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

2/4
posted by Frances

huh?
posted by aria

IS IT 2/4
posted by Frances

nooo its 3/5
posted by aria

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

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.
posted by Ms. Sue

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

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

If you have 5 pennies  is 3 pennies half of them?
posted by Ms. Sue
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