How Do You Compare Fractions by Converting to Decimals?

How Do You Compare Fractions by Converting to Decimals?

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Comparing fractions with unlike denominators? You could convert each fraction to a decimal and compare the decimals on a number line. Check out this tutorial to see how you can compare fractions with unlike denominators!

Did you know that a fraction just represents a division? To turn a fraction into a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator. In this tutorial, see how to convert a fraction into the terminating decimal it represents.

Ordering fractions from least to greatest? Don't have common denominators? Find a common denominator by multiplying the denominators together. Use that common denominator to create equivalent fractions. Then, compare the numerators to figure out which is bigger! This tutorial shows you how!