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Compare 3/4 and 3/7

3/4 is greater than 3/7

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    3/4 = 3 × 7/4 × 7 = 21/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    3/7 = 3 × 4/7 × 4 = 12/28
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 21/28 > 12/28 or 3/4 > 3/7

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