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Q: When do we say fractions are similar or dissimilar?

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You can compare similar fractions by looking at their numerators. You can compare dissimilar fractions by converting them to similar fractions and looking at their numerators. You can convert a dissimilar fraction to a similar fraction by finding the least common denominator.

Their denominators. If they are the same, the fractions are similar. If they are not the same, the fractions are dissimilar.

Similar fractions have the same value. Dissimilar ones don't.

Similar fractions have the same denominator, dissimilar ones don't.

similar fraction is the same denominator and dissimilar fraction is cannot the same denominators

Equivalent fractions have the same value. 3/4 is equivalent to 6/8 Similar fractions have the same denominator. 3/5 is similar to 4/5 Dissimilar fractions have different denominators. 4/7 is dissimilar to 11/16

Well, similar means the same and dissimilar means different, so the difference is that they are different.

Finding the lowest common denominator

Convert them to decimals or Convert them to similar fractions

Dissimilar fractions are fractions that have different denominators.

The answer is...Similar fractions are fractions that has the same Denominator.Example:1/6+4/6Dissimilar fractions are fractions with different Denominator.Example:6/12-9/10

You have to convert them to equivalent similar fractions (fractions with the same denominator) first.

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