Comparing Fractions

Comparing Fractions, know who is Bigger, Smaller, or Equals

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Comparing Fractions Steps

  • Comparing two fractions can be by converting both fractions to decimals and compare between them, or if we have proper fractions by making both fractions have the same denominator, and compare between the numerators.

    Example:
    2
    1
    2
    <
    6
    2
  • Convert fractions to decimals

    more about fraction to decimal click here

    2
    1
    2
    = 2 +
    1
    2
    = 2 + (1 ÷ 2) = 2 + 0.5 = 2.5
    6
    2
    =
    6 ÷ 2
    = 3
    So
    2
    1
    2
    smaller than
    6
    2

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