# Which fraction is greater 2 4/5 or 12/5?

To determine, change both to an improper fraction. You quickly see that

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They can be compared directly as both fractions have a common denominator of 5

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To compare the fractions 2 4/5 and 12/5, we need to convert both fractions to have the same denominator. Since both fractions have 5 as the denominator, we can directly compare the numerators.

2 4/5 is equivalent to 2 + 4/5 = 2 + 0.8 = 2.8.

Comparing 2.8 and 2.4, we see that 2 4/5 is greater than 12/5.

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