# Is 3/8 Greater Than 1/2?

I know fractions can be confusing but an easy way to know which is bigger is by dividing, like this:

3/8 ----> 3 divided by 8 = 0.375
1/2 ----> 1 divided by 2 = 0.50

By looking at the decimal point numbers you can tell that 1/2 is greater than 3/8.

Hope this helps!
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To find out the larger fraction we at first need to find out the L.C.M of denominators i.e.2 and 8, which is 8.  Now,we will make the denominators equal to 8 and then compare.    1/2=1/2 x 4/4=4/8 and  3/8=3/8 x 1/8=3/8    Comparing the above results we can say that 4/8>3/8  Hence,1/2>3/8    Therefore, 1/2 is larger than 3/8.
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Nope, 3/8 is less than half so 1/2 is greater than 3/8.
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Yes

1/2 = 4/8          (half is equal to 4/8 because the half of 8 is 4)

but,

4/8 > 3 /8

therefore,            1/2 > 3/8
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No because 3/8 rounds to 4/8 which is 1/2. So 1/2 = 1/2.
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3/8 is 1/8 smaller than a half
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Is 1 2/3 greater than or less than 1 5/6
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Yes
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Is 1/2 + 5/8 greater or less than 1 hole
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As 1/2 is equal to 4/8, 3/8 would definitely be smaller than 1/2...
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No because 4/8 equals 1/2
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Is 1/2 bigger than 1/8
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1/2 is larger than 3/8.
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Nope
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Is 5/8 larger then 3/8
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Yes it is
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1/2 is bigger
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No because if you compare them with the most common denominator you can see the 1/2 is greater.

3/81/2 * 4/4 = 4/83/8 > 4/8 FALSE
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Is 3/8  a half or not. ? Work that out if you can and then you have your primary school answer!
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