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# All of the following fractions are greater than 2/3 EXCEPT

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All of the following fractions are greater than 2/3 EXCEPT

A 4/5
B 19/27
C 11/15
D 34/50
E 3/5

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23 Jan 2019, 00:38
Bunuel wrote:
All of the following fractions are greater than 2/3 EXCEPT

A 4/5
B 19/27
C 11/15
D 34/50
E 3/5

2/3 would be ~ 0.6667

Just went directly with the options, tried those first which had a denominator as 5
A 4/5 = 0.8

E 3/5 = 0.6 < 0.6667

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23 Jan 2019, 05:42
Bunuel wrote:
All of the following fractions are greater than 2/3 EXCEPT

A 4/5
B 19/27
C 11/15
D 34/50
E 3/5

multiply dr and nr of opposite fractions
we observe
3/5 < 2/3

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27 Jan 2019, 17:38
Bunuel wrote:
All of the following fractions are greater than 2/3 EXCEPT

A 4/5
B 19/27
C 11/15
D 34/50
E 3/5

Since 2/3 ≈ 0.67 and 3/5 = 0.6, we see that 3/5 is not greater than 2/3.

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