If you have two fractions how do you know which one is bigger?


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By bringing them both to the same/common denominator.

1/4 and 1/3

Which is larger? 12 is the common denominator here and to convert the fraction we multiply them by a form of 1.

3*1/3*4 = 3/12

4*1/4*3 = 4/12

By this method we see that 1/3 is larger than 1/4

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