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# Comparing Fractions Calculator

To use Comparing Fractions Calculator, enter two fractions, and hit the calculate button

## Comparing Fractions Calculator

Comparing fractions calculator is used to compare two fractions such as whether they are less or greater than one another.

## What are the Comparing Fractions?

Comparing fractions is a method to compare two fractions. The fraction comparison is done by multiplying the numerator and denominator with a common number to get the same value. Then, the larger one is considered to be greater than the other. When 2 fractions have the same denominator, the one with the larger numerator is greater.

## How to compare fractions?

* Example*:

Compare the given fraction

5/5 and 2/3

* Solution*:

**Here 5/5 is greater than 2/3**

__ Example__: Which is larger:

^{3}/8 or

^{5}/12?

If you multiply 8 **× **3 you get 24 , and if you multiply 12 **× **2 you also get 24, so let's try that (*important: what you do to the bottom, you must also do to the top*):

It is now easy to see that 9/24 is smaller than 10/24, (because 9 is smaller than 10).

**so ^{5}/12 is the larger fraction.**

**Table of some examples:**

is 2/3 greater than 5/12 | Yes |

is 5/12 greater than 3/8 | Yes |

is 5/12 greater than 2/3 | NO |

is 3/8 bigger than 1/2 | NO |

is 5/8 bigger than 1/2 | NO |

is 5/8 bigger than 3/4 | NO |

is 2/3 more than 1/2 | Yes |

is 3/8 bigger than 1/4 | Yes |

is 3/8 greater than 5/12 | NO |