Compare ordinary fractions, online calculator: sort them in ascending order by using equivalent fractions. Which one is larger or smaller?

Compare and sort ordinary fractions, online calculator

The latest fractions compared and sorted in ascending order

1/100 and 99? Oct 25 07:24 UTC (GMT)
- 1/12 and - 3/14? Oct 25 07:24 UTC (GMT)
9/11, 11/7, 6/4, 5/6, 9/3, 9/5, 10/7, 15/6, 12/5, 13/8, 2,020/5, 2,023/6? Oct 25 07:24 UTC (GMT)
- 58/21 and - 64/23? Oct 25 07:24 UTC (GMT)
13/10 and 11/5? Oct 25 07:24 UTC (GMT)
- 20/8 and - 25/15? Oct 25 07:24 UTC (GMT)
63/99, 40/74, 37/84? Oct 25 07:24 UTC (GMT)
11/27, 9/16, 9/10? Oct 25 07:24 UTC (GMT)
37/100 and 3/8? Oct 25 07:24 UTC (GMT)
2/5, 3/10, 4/15? Oct 25 07:23 UTC (GMT)
19/3 and 31/5? Oct 25 07:23 UTC (GMT)
- 23/84 and - 32/92? Oct 25 07:23 UTC (GMT)
- 94/1,011 and - 97/1,018? Oct 25 07:23 UTC (GMT)
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Tutoring: Comparing ordinary fractions

How to compare two fractions?

1. Fractions that have different signs:

  • Any positive fraction is larger than any negative fraction:
  • ie: 4/25 > - 19/2

2. A proper and an improper fraction:

  • Any positive improper fraction is larger than any positive proper fraction:
  • ie: 44/25 > 1 > 19/200
  • Any negative improper fraction is smaller than any negative proper fraction:
  • ie: - 44/25 < -1 < - 19/200

3. Fractions that have both like numerators and denominators:

  • The fractions are equal:
  • ie: 89/50 = 89/50

4. Fractions that have unlike (different) numerators but like (equal) denominators.

  • Positive fractions: compare the numerators, the larger fraction is the one with the larger numerator:
  • ie: 24/25 > 19/25
  • Negative fractions: compare the numerators, the larger fraction is the one with the smaller numerator:
  • ie: - 19/25 < - 17/25

5. Fractions that have unlike (different) denominators but like (equal) numerators.

  • Positive fractions: compare the denominators, the larger fraction is the one with the smaller denominator:
  • ie: 24/25 > 24/26
  • Negative fractions: compare the denominators, the larger fraction is the one with the larger denominator:
  • ie: - 17/25 < - 17/29

6. Fractions that have different denominators and numerators (unlike denominators and numerators).

More on ordinary (common) math fractions theory:

(1) What is a fraction? Fractions types. How do they compare?


(2) Fractions changing form, expand and reduce (simplify) fractions


(3) Reducing fractions. The greatest common factor, GCF


(4) How to, comparing two fractions with unlike (different) numerators and denominators


(5) Sorting fractions in ascending order


(6) Adding ordinary (common, simple) fractions


(7) Subtracting ordinary (common, simple) fractions


(8) Multiplying ordinary (common, simple) fractions


(9) Fractions, theory: rational numbers