Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/6

34 is smaller than 76

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 4 and 6 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

34 = 3 × 34 × 3 = 912 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

76 = 7 × 26 × 2 = 1412 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 912 < 1412 or 34 < 76

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{6}/_{4} and ^{7}/_{6} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{14}/_{6} ^{3}/_{8} and ^{7}/_{6} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{7}/_{12} ^{9}/_{4} and ^{7}/_{6} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{21}/_{6} ^{3}/_{12} and ^{7}/_{6} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{7}/_{18} ^{15}/_{4} and ^{7}/_{6} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{35}/_{6} ^{3}/_{20} and ^{7}/_{6} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{7}/_{30} ^{21}/_{4} and ^{7}/_{6} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{49}/_{6} ^{3}/_{28} and ^{7}/_{6} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{7}/_{42}

© everydaycalculation.com