February 2017 Problems

  • February 2017 Problems

    Stephan Pelikan, Anna F. DeJarnette, and Stephen Phelps
    1. Melanie and Otis disagree about the sizes of two fractions. Melanie thinks that 1/5 > 2/7, and Otis thinks that 1/5 < 2/7. Can you help Melanie and Otis find another fraction to compare with 1/5 and 2/7 so that they can decide who is correct?