1 | |

2 |

and |

3 |

4 |

The denominators of our 2 fractions are not equal. We need to have matching denominators in order to compare the 2 fractions.

To do this, we multiply the numerator of fraction 1 by the denominator of fraction 2. We also multiply the numerator of fraction 2 by the denominator of fraction 1 as illustrated below.After multiplying and simplifying, we will get common denominators, with which we can now compare numerators

Modified Fraction 1 = | 1 x 4 |

2 x 4 |

Modified Fraction 1 = | 4 |

8 |

Modified Fraction 2 = | 3 x 2 |

2 x 4 |

Modified Fraction 2 = | 6 |

8 |

Since our denominators for fraction 1 and fraction 2 are the same, we can compare numerators to see which is larger

Since 6 > 4, **Fraction 2 is larger**

Since 6 > 4, **Fraction 2 is larger**

Given (improper fractions, proper fraction, mixed numbers, or whole numbers), this performs the following operations:

* Addition (Adding)

* Subtraction (Subtracting)

* Positive Difference (Absolute Value of the Difference)

* Multiplication (Multiplying)

* Division (Dividing: complex fraction division is included)

* Compare Fractions

* Simplifying of proper and improper fractions as well as mixed numbers. Fractions will be reduced down as far as possible (Reducing Fractions).

* Reciprocal of a Fraction

* Find all fractions between two fractions

* reduce a fraction

This calculator has 2 inputs.

* Addition (Adding)

* Subtraction (Subtracting)

* Positive Difference (Absolute Value of the Difference)

* Multiplication (Multiplying)

* Division (Dividing: complex fraction division is included)

* Compare Fractions

* Simplifying of proper and improper fractions as well as mixed numbers. Fractions will be reduced down as far as possible (Reducing Fractions).

* Reciprocal of a Fraction

* Find all fractions between two fractions

* reduce a fraction

This calculator has 2 inputs.

- a/c + b/c = (a + b)/c
- a/c - b/c = (a - b)/c
- a/c * b/c = ab/c * c
- a/b/c/d = ad/bc
- Reciprocal of a/b = b/a

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- addition
- math operation involving the sum of elements
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- The bottom portion of a fraction. For a/b, b is the denominator
- division
- separate a number into parts
- fraction
- how many parts of a certain size exist

a/b where a is the numerator and b is the denominator - mixed number
- a number consisting of an integer and a proper fraction.
- multiplication
- math operation involving the product of elements
- numerator
- the number above the line in a common fraction
- reciprocal
- a number which when multiplied by x yields the multiplicative identity, 1
- simplify
- reducing the expression/fraction/problem in a simpler form.
- subtraction
- math operation involving the difference of elements

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