# Comparing Fractions

Comparing fractions is a fundamental skill in mathematics, essential for understanding and manipulating rational numbers. This concept involves determining the relative sizes of two or more fractions based on their numerators, denominators, or both. By comparing fractions, mathematicians discern relationships such as greater than, less than, or equal to, facilitating accurate measurements and meaningful comparisons. Whether simplifying fractions or solving complex equations, mastering the art of comparing fractions lays the groundwork for proficiency in various mathematical domains, from arithmetic to algebra and beyond.

Questions

- How do you order the numbers from least to greatest: #2 2/5, 11/5, 2 3/10, 31/10#?
- Which fraction is larger #1/2, 7/12#?
- Stock sold for #3 5/8# one day and #3 1/2# the next. Did the value of the stock go up or down?
- How do you write 0.95% as a fraction in simplest form?
- How do you convert 0.9 into a percent and fraction?
- How do you write the following fractions on the number line: #7/8, 1/4, 6/12, 5/6, 1/5#?
- Which fraction is greater #15/8, 7/3?
- How do you compare 7/3 with 2 1/3 using < >=?
- What is 1 1/4 as a improper fraction?
- Your height is 5 feet and l 5/8 inches. Your friend's height is 5.6 feet. Who is taller?
- How do you find a number that is between 7/11 and 7/10?
- Mary walk 2/3 mile and bob walked 5/10 mile who walked more?
- Juan read for 5/6 of an hour. Larissa read for 10/12 of an hour. Who read for a longer period of time?
- Taj has three scoops for measuring flour. The largest scoop holds 2 1/2 times as much as the smallest one. The middle scoop holds 1 3/4 times as much as the smallest one. What are two different ways in which Taj could measure each of the following?
- How do you place #-3/8, 0.27, -0.3, 5/8# on the number line?
- How do you compare 1/5 and 0.201?
- What is #1.5 + 2.25#?
- How do you compare the fractions 3/11 and 7/17?
- What is #2/6# + #3/5#?
- The library has 551,984 magazines. Each bin holds 8 magazines. How many bins does the library need to hold all of its magazines?