Comparison of fractions - Examples, Exercises and Solutions

Comparing Fractions

How do you compare fractions?

The first step -

Find a common denominator – by expanding and reducing or by multiplying the denominators. (Remember to multiply both the numerator and the denominator)

The second step -

Let's check which fraction is larger based on the numerators alone. The fraction with the larger numerator will be larger.

Note- First of all, we will convert whole numbers and mixed numbers to improper fractions, and only then will we find a common denominator.

Suggested Topics to Practice in Advance

  1. Sum of Fractions
  2. Subtraction of Fractions
  3. Multiplication of Fractions
  4. Division of Fractions

Practice Comparison of fractions

Exercise #1

Fill in the missing sign:

6737 \frac{6}{7}☐\frac{3}{7}

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Exercise #2

Fill in the missing sign:

2878 \frac{2}{8}☐\frac{7}{8}

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Exercise #3

Fill in the missing sign:

310110 \frac{3}{10}☐\frac{1}{10}

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Exercise #4

Fill in the missing sign:

5939 \frac{5}{9}☐\frac{3}{9}

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Exercise #5

Fill in the missing symbol:


4717 \frac{4}{7}☐\frac{1}{7}

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Exercise #1

Fill in the missing sign:

1323 \frac{1}{3}☐\frac{2}{3}

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Exercise #2

Fill in the missing answer:

7424 \frac{7}{4}☐\frac{2}{4}

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Exercise #3

Fill in the missing sign:

2565 \frac{2}{5}☐\frac{6}{5}

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Exercise #4

Fill in the missing sign:

52515 \frac{5}{25}☐\frac{1}{5}

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Exercise #5

Fill in the missing sign:

1224 \frac{1}{2}☐\frac{2}{4}

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Exercise #1

Fill in the missing sign:

19327 \frac{1}{9}☐\frac{3}{27}

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Exercise #2

Fill in the missing sign:

28416 \frac{2}{8}☐\frac{4}{16}

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Exercise #3

Fill in the missing sign:

27621 \frac{2}{7}☐\frac{6}{21}

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Exercise #4

Fill in the missing sign:

19327 \frac{1}{9}☐\frac{3}{27}

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Exercise #5

Fill in the missing sign:

28416 \frac{2}{8}☐\frac{4}{16}

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Topics learned in later sections

  1. Operations with Fractions