Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

34 is greater than 39

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 4 and 9 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,

34 = 3 × 94 × 9 = 2736 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,

39 = 3 × 49 × 4 = 1236 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2736 > 1236 or 34 > 39

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{6}/_{4} and ^{3}/_{9} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{6}/_{9} ^{3}/_{8} and ^{3}/_{9} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{3}/_{18} ^{9}/_{4} and ^{3}/_{9} ^{3}/_{12} and ^{3}/_{9} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{3}/_{27} ^{15}/_{4} and ^{3}/_{9} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{15}/_{9} ^{3}/_{20} and ^{3}/_{9} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{3}/_{45} ^{21}/_{4} and ^{3}/_{9} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{21}/_{9} ^{3}/_{28} and ^{3}/_{9} ^{3}/_{4} and ^{3}/_{63}

© everydaycalculation.com