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To compare two fractions, cross-multiply. The larger product will be on the same side as the larger fraction.

Example:
Given 5/6 vs 6/7
. Cross-multiplying gives 5*7 vs. 6 *6, or 35 vs. 36. Now 36 is larger than 35, so

6/7 is larger than 5/6


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New post 03 May 2010, 11:16
thanks a lot, I had seen this somewhere.. good reminder!
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New post 03 May 2010, 14:32
RaviChandra wrote:
To compare two fractions, cross-multiply. The larger product will be on the same side as the larger fraction.

Example:
Given 5/6 vs 6/7
. Cross-multiplying gives 5*7 vs. 6 *6, or 35 vs. 36. Now 36 is larger than 35, so

6/7 is larger than 5/6


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Awesome! Nice tip. Thank you!
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New post 04 May 2010, 22:34
Really helpful RaviChandra !!!
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