Compare and sort in ascending order the two common ordinary fractions, which one is larger: 550/1,450 and 553/1,456. Common ordinary fractions compared and sorted in ascending order, result explained below
Compare: 550/1,450 and 553/1,456
To compare and sort multiple fractions, they should either have the same denominator or the same numerator.
The operation of comparing fractions: 550/1,450 and 553/1,456
Simplify the operation Reduce (simplify) the fractions to their lowest terms equivalents:
Build up the fractions to the same common numerator:
Expand each fraction: multiply both its numerator and denominator by its corresponding expanding number, calculated at the step 2, above.
This way all the fractions will have the same numerator:
11/29 = (79 × 11)/(79 × 29) = 869/2,291
79/208 = (11 × 79)/(11 × 208) = 869/2,288
The fractions have the same numerator, compare their denominators.
The larger the denominator the smaller the positive fraction.
The larger the denominator the larger the negative fraction.
::: The operation of comparing fractions ::: The final answer:
The fractions sorted in ascending order: 869/2,291 < 869/2,288
The initial fractions sorted in ascending order: 550/1,450 < 553/1,456
How are the numbers being written on our website: comma ',' is used as a thousands separator; point '.' used as a decimal separator; numbers rounded off to max. 12 decimals (if the case). The set of the used symbols on our website: '/' the fraction bar; ÷ dividing; × multiplying; + plus (adding); - minus (subtracting); = equal; ≈ approximately equal.
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