Place the following in ordered from least to greatest:
3/5, 9/12, 6/8, 5/6
Math - Knights, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:01pm
convert to common denominator and compare
Math - JJ, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:02pm
You need to get common denominators so that you can relate each fraction to the other ones.
Another way would be to write each as a decimal.
The first 3/5 = .6
Math - Knights, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:05pm
true. also, u can reduce each fraction to find common denominator faster and less messily