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You find the common denominator for both fractions and which ever has the highest numerator is greater.

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Q: How do you do greater than and less than with fractions?
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What fractions are greater than 0 and less than 1?

Proper fractions.


How can a number line help us think about fractions greater than 1 and less than 0?

Fractions greater than 1 are to the right of 1 and fractions less than 1 are to its left.


Can be the improper fractions less than 1?

No, they have to be greater than 1


Are all fractions are less than one?

No, improper fractions (ex: 3/2) are greater than one.


How do you convert between improper fractions and proper fractions?

You don't. Proper fractions are less than one, improper fractions are greater.


Why is the quotient of two fractions less than 1 greater than both?

It need not be. The numbers 1/2 and (-1/2) are both fractions less than 1 but their quotient is -1, which is less than both the fractions.


How do you do greater than or less than or equal to with fractions?

easy, just cross multiply


What is kinds of fraction?

There are proper fractions, where the numerator is less than the denominator, and improper fractions where the denominator is greater than or equal to the numerator.


What are the different forms of fractions?

1. Proper Fractions where the numerator is less than denominator. 2. Improper Fractions or top-heavy fractions where the numerator is greater than denominator.


When will the quotient of two fractions less than 1 be greater than either fraction?

Yes. Consider two negative fractions. Since they are negative, both are less than 1. But their product is positive and so greater than either.


How do you compare fractions using greater or less than or equal?

the lower number for the denominator greater the number is.


Is the quotient of two fractions greater or less than the fractions you srart with?

It is greater as for example 3/4 divided by 1/4 is equal to 3


Why is reciprocal of a fraction less than 1 is always greater than 1?

Proper fractions are less than one.. Their numerators re less than their denominators. Their reciprocals have numerators greater than their denominators, making them improper. Improper fractions are greater than 1.


What are the types of fraction?

Proper fractions ... numerator is less than the denominator. 3/8 Improper fractions ---- numerator is greater than the denominator.


Why is the recipical of A fraction less than one is always a fraction greater than one?

Fractions that are less than one are known as proper fractions. Their denominators are greater than their numerators. Their reciprocals would have numerators greater than their denominators, making them improper. Improper fractions are greater than one.


How do you compare improper fractions?

3/8 5/8 greater than less than or equal


What fractions whose value is greater than or equal to 1 called?

Fractions that are greater than one are known as improper or 'top-heavy' fractions as the numerator is greater than the denominator.


What are regular fractions?

Regular fractions are the fractions with a numerator that is less than the denominator and irregular fractions are fractions with a denominator less than the numerator.


When you multiply two fractions does the number get greater or less than the two fractions multiplied?

if you mean multiplying something by a fraction where the numerator is smaller than the denominator then yes.


Why is the reciprocal of a fraction less than one always a fraction greater than one?

A positive fraction that is less than one is known as a proper fraction. In a proper fraction, the denominator is greater than the numerator. A reciprocal fraction would have a numerator greater than the denominator. Such a fraction is known as an improper fraction. Improper fractions are greater than one.


What is it called when you are determining if a fraction is greater than less than or equal to?

adding and subtracting fractions is what it means. also it is definitions


What are common fractions?

When the numerator is less than the denominator then it is a common fraction but if the numerator is greater than the denominator then it is an improper fraction.


What other fractions that are less than one half?

Any fraction with a numerator of one and a denominator greater than two.


Can you find fractions greater than 1?

All improper fractions, like 22/7, are greater than one.


How do you turn a fraction into an inproper fraction?

Proper fractions are less than 1. Improper fractions are greater than 1. For a proper fraction to become an improper fraction, you would have to add a quantity that would make it greater than 1.