The fifth graders were given sandwiches for lunch during their field trip. Nathan ate frac{5}{6} of his sandwich, Leroy ate frac{7}{8} of his sandwich, and Sofia ate frac{5}{8} of her sandwich. Who ate the greatest amount of their sandwich?

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The fifth graders were given sandwiches for lunch during their field trip. Nathan ate 56 of his sandwich, Leroy ate 78 of his sandwich, and Sofia ate 58 of her sandwich. Who ate the greatest amount of their sandwich?
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Raheem Donnelly
Answered 2020-11-15 Author has 75 answers

Convert each fraction as decimals by division: 56=0.833
78=0.875
58=0.625
Since $0.875>0.833,0.625$,then 78>56>58 so Leroy ate the greatest amount of sandwich.

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