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

You can either convert fractions to decimals and compare the decimal numbers; find equivalent fractions with the same denominator and then compare numerators or find equivalent fractions with the same numerator and then compare denominators.

Comparing fractions is easiest with a common denominator. Then only the numerators need to be compared. Take 8/40, and divide numerator and denominator by 4 : 8/40 = 2/10. Now compare 2/10 and 6/10 is the same as comparing 2 and 6, so 6/10 is bigger.

To order fractions and decimals, you can either write them all in the same form and then compare them, or place them on a number line. Recall that numbers increase in value as you move from left to right along a number line.

You can convert them to equivalent fractions with like denominators, then simply compare the numerators.You might also convert each fraction to a decimal (divide the numerator by the denominator); then you can also compare them.

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

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

you compare them

You can either convert fractions to decimals and compare the decimal numbers; find equivalent fractions with the same denominator and then compare numerators or find equivalent fractions with the same numerator and then compare denominators.

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

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

The same numerator or the same denominator.

Find the equivalent fractions with the same denominator (the least common multiple) and then compare the numerators.

Rule #1 When two fractions have the same denominator, the bigger fraction is the one with the bigger numerator. Rule # 2 When comparing fractions that have the same numerator, the bigger fraction is the one with the smaller denominator. Rule # 3 You can convert the fractions and then just put the greater than, less than or equal to sign to see what the comparison is between the fractions.

We can only add or subtract fractions if they have the same denominators

The fractions can be ordered according to the order of their numerators.

Assuming the fractions are "normalized" (the fractional part is less than 1): First compare the integer part. If the integer part is the same, you need to compare the fractions. If the denominator of the fractions is different, you have to convert to a common denominator. The simplest way to find a common denominator is to multiply both denominators (i.e., you don't need the LEAST common denominator - any common denominator will do).

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