|Ok, we saw how to figure out which fraction is bigger by just looking (see previous lesson)... But, what if you can't tell that way?
What about this one?
Which is greater: or ?
To get a feel for this before we start crunching numbers, let's look at some pizza:
We can see that ... But, we can't always be drawing pizza!
Here's what you do:
Just get a common denominator!
The quickest one to use is
Let's make the changes...
Now, can you see which is bigger?
Just like we thought!
Head on over to the next page to see another way to do it...