# Compare and sort in ascending order the two ordinary fractions, which one is larger: - 3/8 vs. - 11/14. Ordinary fractions compared and sorted in ascending order, result explained below

## The latest fractions compared and sorted in ascending order

 9/45 < 17/48 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) - 11/14 < - 3/8 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) - 14/4 < - 16/13 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) 5/11 < 7/15 < 7/11 < 6/7 < 8/8 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) 1/6 < 8/8 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) 11/18 < 19/25 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) - 13/25 < - 15/33 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) 1/8 < 1/4 < 3/8 < 9/16 < 3/4 < 1 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) 74/128 < 75/112 < 83/119 < 87/119 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) - 80/11 < - 48/14 < - 23/7 < - 39/13 Jul 04 09:44 UTC (GMT) - 10/15 < - 6/11 Jul 04 09:43 UTC (GMT) - 153/58 < - 143/168 < - 37/76 Jul 04 09:43 UTC (GMT) 31/55 < 34/48 < 33/43 < 34/41 Jul 04 09:43 UTC (GMT) see more... compared fractions see more... sorted 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).

• To compare them, fractions should be built up to the same denominator (or if it's easier, to the same numerator).