How to Compare Fractions to Determine Whether They Are Equivalent Using Least Common Denominators.
The first step is to compare the denominators and see whether they are the same.
If not, find L.C.M. List the multiples of 4 and 8 and then they...
Then, make the given denominator as same as L.C.M Value.
To make ¾ have a denominator of 8, we must multiply it by 2, but we must do this in a way that preserves the original value of the fraction. Therefore, we multiply by 2/2.
Since 5/8 already has a denominator of 8, we multiply by one, which does not change the digit in the denominator.
Compare the answers. Now that we have calculated the values of the numerators and denominators, we can compare the numerators and determine which fraction is greater.
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