Q: Which fraction is larger 23 28 or 3 4 Tell how you would use a common denominator to explain your answer?

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It is called "writing a fraction as an equivalent fraction with a larger denominator"!

Not always. If one denominator is a multiple of the other, the LCD will be the larger one.

Convert to a common denominator; convert to decimal; compare denominators (larger denominator = smaller fraction, if the numerator is the same).

When the fractions are converted to equivalent fractions with the same denominator the one with the larger numerator is the larger fraction.

improper fraction

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It is called "writing a fraction as an equivalent fraction with a larger denominator"!

The fraction with the smaller denominator has fewer pieces in the whole. So each piece must be bigger.

Not always. If one denominator is a multiple of the other, the LCD will be the larger one.

No, a proper fraction has a numerator smaller than the denominator.

Convert to a common denominator; convert to decimal; compare denominators (larger denominator = smaller fraction, if the numerator is the same).

proper fraction

When the fractions are converted to equivalent fractions with the same denominator the one with the larger numerator is the larger fraction.

improper fraction

it is called an improper fraction

It is an improper fraction.

An improper fraction

Proper fraction