1. ## Fraction

• May I know the proper ways in reading fraction?
• Can you correct those as follow?

1. 3/10 three tenth
2. 1/3 one third
3. 1/8 one eighth
4. 2/3 two third
5. 4/7 four seventh
6. 12/23 twelve twenty third
7. 23/100 23%
8. 23/1000 _____
9. 23/10000 _____
10. 23/456 _____

Many thanks.

2. ## Re: Fraction

Originally Posted by Ju
• May I know the proper ways in reading fraction?
• Can you correct those as follow?
1. 3/10 three tenths
2. 1/3 one thirds
3. 1/8 one eighths
4. 2/3 two thirds
5. 4/7 four sevenths
6. 12/23 twelve twenty thirds
7. 23/100 23% twenty three per cent
8. 23/1000 _____twenty three per mille
9. 23/10000 _____twenty three one ten thousandths
10. 23/456 _____twenty three four hundred and fifty sixths
Many thanks.
am i correct ? i'm not sure about the eigth.
should it be twenty three one thousandth

3. ## Re: Fraction

It should be "one third" and "one eighth" - both these use the singular.

9 and 10 are weird fractions! I have never met such forms.

4. ## Re: Fraction

Originally Posted by Gёггч
am i correct ? i'm not sure about the eigth.
should it be twenty three one thousandth
'Mille' is wrong. With very complex fractions an easy way is to say xxxx over yyy.

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