This tutorial will explain how to compare fractions. There are two methods: change the fractions to decimals OR change the fractions to have a common denominator.
Change the Fractions to Decimals
- Convert the fractions to decimals.
- Compare the decimals
Example of Fractions to Decimals
Convert fractions to decimals, then compare.
Change the Fractions to a Common Denominator
- Change all fractions to have the same denominator.
- Then compare numerators.
Example of Changing Fractions to a Common Denominator
Watch a Video Tutorial
Here is a video tutorial comparing fractions.
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