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Comparing Fractions Calculator
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Comparing Fractions Calculator is used to compare two fractions to find which of the given fraction is greater or lesser than the other.
 

Steps for Comparing Fractions

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Step 1 :  

We compare fractions with different denominators to find a common denominator .



Step 2 :  

To compare fractions $\frac{a}{b}$ and $\frac{c}{d}$, we need to convert into $\frac{ad}{bd}$ and $\frac{bc}{bd}$.



Example Problems on Comparing Fractions Calculator

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  1. The fractions $\frac{3}{4}$ is greater than $\frac{2}{4}$.


    Step 1 :  

    The first cross-product is the product of the first numerator and the second denominator: 4 * 3 = 12.


     


    The second cross-product is the product of the second numerator and the first denominator: 4 * 2 = 8.



    Step 2 :  

    4 * 3 = 12.


    4 * 2 = 8.


     


    So $\frac{3}{4}$ > $\frac{2}{4}$;



    Answer  :  

    Yes



  2. The fractions $\frac{5}{18}$ is greater than $\frac{4}{17}$.


    Step 1 :  

    The first cross-product is the product of the first numerator and the second denominator: 5 * 17 = 85.


     


    The second cross-product is the product of the second numerator and the first denominator: 4 * 18 = 72.



    Step 2 :  

    5 * 17 = 85.


    4 * 18 = 72.


     


    So $\frac{5}{18}$ > $\frac{4}{17}$.



    Answer  :  

    Yes



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