If the numbers \(\dfrac{17}{24}, \dfrac12, \dfrac38, \dfrac34,\) and \(\dfrac9{16}\) were ordered from greatest to least, the middle number of the resulting sequence would be

(A) \(\dfrac{17}{24}\)

(B) \(\dfrac12\)

(C) \(\dfrac38\)

(D) \(\dfrac34\)

(E) \(\dfrac9{16}\)

Answer: E

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