# Which of the following fractions are in descending order?

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Which of the following fractions are in descending order?
1. $\frac{7}{16}, \frac{5}{11}, \frac{9}{17}, \frac{4}{7}$
2. $\frac{4}{7}, \frac{9}{17}, \frac{5}{11}, \frac{7}{16}$
3. $\frac{9}{17}, \frac{5}{11}, \frac{7}{16}, \frac{4}{7}$
4. $\frac{4}{7}, \frac{5}{11}, \frac{9}{17}, \frac{7}{16}$

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : $\frac{4}{7}, \frac{9}{17}, \frac{5}{11}, \frac{7}{16}$

Calculation:

7/16 = 0.44, 5/11 = 0.45, 9/17 = 0.52, 4/7 = 0.57

Hence, the correct descending order will be:

4/7, 9/17, 5/11, 7/16; which is in Option 2

∴ Option 2 is true