August 31, 2020
Fractions with Equal Denominators/Different Numerators
The smaller fraction of two fractions with the same denominator is the fraction with the smaller numerator.
Fractions with Different Denominators/Equal Numerators
The smaller fraction of two fractions with the same numerator is the fraction with the larger denominator.
Fractions with Different Numerators and Denominators
First, determine the common denominator:
Order the fractions from largest to smallest based on the value of the numerator (since the denominators are equal, the smallest fraction will have the smallest numerator):