## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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We first convert the fractions to decimals: $\frac{5}{12}$ = 0.416 repeating, and $\frac{11}{25}$ = 0.44. Therefore, we can see that $\frac{5}{12}$ is to the left of $\frac{11}{25}$ on the number line, so $\frac{5}{12}$ is less than $\frac{11}{25}$.