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Compare 1/4 and 3/35

1/4 is greater than 3/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    1/4 = 1 × 35/4 × 35 = 35/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    3/35 = 3 × 4/35 × 4 = 12/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 35/140 > 12/140 or 1/4 > 3/35

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