Comparing Fractions

Fractions with an Equal Denominator

The smaller fraction of two fractions with the same denominator is the fraction with the smaller numerator.

Comparing Fractions

Fractions with an Equal Numerator

The smaller fraction of two fractions with the same numerator is the fraction with the larger denominator.

Comparing Fractions

With Different Numerators and Denominators

First, determine the common denominator:

Ordering Fractions

Ordering Fractions

Order the fractions from largest to smallest based on the value of the numerator (since the denominators are equal, the smallest fraction will have the smallest numerator):

Ordering Fractions