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cross multiply and the fraction with the largest total is a greater fraction

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Q: What are the steps to comparing fractions?
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Why does the butterfly method work when comparing fractions?

it works when comparing fractions by multiplying the fractions to see whitch one is greater not greater and equal

What does comparing fractans mean?

The correct spelling is fractions instead of fractans. Comparing fractions means to tell which fraction is smaller and which is bigger.

Explain how comparing fractions with like denominators differs from comparing fractions with unlike denominators?

Because when you compare fractions with the same denominators, you do not have to find the least common denominator (LCM or LCD).

What is the name for fractions that are commonly used for comparing measuring and estimating?

benchmark fractions

Comparing fractions without using an lcd?

It is easy: just convert to decimal fractions.

What is the definition of comparing fractions?

when 2 fractions have the same denomenator, the one the larger numerator is greater.

What does comparing fractions mean?

it means that you look at 2 or more fractions and see their simalaritys and differences

How do you do comparing fractions?

Fractions can be compared by seeing if the numerator and the denominator have the same numbers multiplied on the top and bottom.

What do you do when comparing fractions and the denominator and the numerator are different?

Convert them into equivalent fractions with the same denominator and then compare the numerators.

When do you use cross multiplication?

When comparing or simplifying fractions.

When are fractions used in music?

there are fractions in whole steps

When do you use LCM?

When you are trying to add or subtract unlike fractions.

What is common in fractions and decimals and percentages?

They are ways of calculating and comparing parts of wholes.

What is comparing and ordering fractions?

Ordering fractions is putting them in order, usually least to greatest, smallest to largest. In order to determine whether a fraction is larger or smaller than another one, it is necessary to compare them. This is done by determining a common denominator and comparing the numerators.

Why is it helpful to write a fraction as a percent?

It is not always helpful.Some people may find it helpful when comparing fractions. By converting them into percentages they are made into like fractions: all with the denominator 100.

Difference LCD and LCM?

The function of the numbers in question. The process is the same. When comparing two whole numbers, we call it the LCM. When comparing two fractions, we call it the LCD.

What is one way of comparing fractions besides common numorator or common denominator?

Convert them to decimals.

Where do you place the whole number when comparing a part to a whole?

when comparing a part to a whole in fractions you would put the whole as the denominator: 1/4 would be one part of 4.

Describe how comparing integers is different from comparing whole numbers?

-230 < -335, is it right?

What can You noticE about comparing 2 fractions when the numerators are the same?

The larger fraction is the one with the smaller denominator, when the numerators are the same.

When comparing fractions with the same you only have to compare the?

Numerator, Denominator or Denominator, Numerator.

How ading disimilar fractions and what are the steps?

what is the steps of disimmilar fraction by: aya cute

What are the steps to subtracting fractions?

Same as for addition. Mainly, you have to convert the fractions to equivalent fractions that have the same denominator. After that, it is easy: just subtract the numerators and put the result on top of the common denominator.

How do you convert minutes into fractions?

well it depends on what you comparing it to, for instance if I'm 19 minutes compared to an hour is 19/60

Why are percentages useful?

Since they are all based on a common denominator of 100, some people find them easier for comparing fractions.