Comparing Fractions

In order to compare fractions, you have to follow the steps below.

1. For example if the fraction you want to compare is 9/4 and 5/13, you have to make the denominator the same.

    \[ \frac{9}{4} \]



    \[ \frac{4}{16}=\frac{1}{4} \]

How to Convert Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers

Steps in order to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers:

1. For example, if the number is 5/13, divide the denominator by the numerator. So that would be… 13÷5=2 r 3.

2. According to the equation, there are 2 fives in 13 and 3 is left over. So… the mixed number will be 2 3/5.

How to convert mixed numbers in to improper fractions:

For example if the number is 3 2/5, the numerator will be 3 * 5 + 2. The denominator will be the same- 5.