Posted by **Lourane** on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 9:21pm.

Sue, we are trying to understand this ordering fractions from least to greatest, 1/2 3/4 4/6 . I don't understand about change the denominator to 12?

- math 4th grade -
**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 9:27pm
You need to find the smallest number that is divisible by 2, 4, and 6. That's 12 -- so the common denominator is 12.

Study this site for information about how to change to equivalent fractions.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/equivalent_fractions.html

1/2 = 6/12

3/4 = 9/12

4/6 = 8/12

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