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OpenStudy (anonymous):

what is the correct way to write a comparison of five-eighths and one-eighth?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

5/8:1/8; reads "ratio of 5/8 to 1/8" and translates into (5/8)/(1/8) which if we follow the rules of fraction division: You flip the latter fraction and mult. so it becomes (5/8)*(8/1)=5. Hope that helps...

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