Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Compare fractions

Compare 3/6 and 6/49

3/6 is greater than 6/49

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    3/6 = 3 × 49/6 × 49 = 147/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    6/49 = 6 × 6/49 × 6 = 36/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 147/294 > 36/294 or 3/6 > 6/49

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com