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Question from latoya, a parent:

Put the following amounts in order from greatest to least 60%,2/3,0.599 explain answer

Hi Latoya,

I would convert them all to decimal fractions and then order them. First of all 60% is $\frac{60}{100}.$ To convert a common fraction to a decimal fraction look at my response to an earlier question.


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