How do I put fractions in order?

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Sometimes it's simplest to think of a pizza when determining how to put fractions in order. If you have one whole pizza, and you cut it into three pieces (or thirds), you can easily visualize that 2/3 of that pizza is bigger than 1/3 of it. What about 1/2 and 7/8 though? Think about the pizza again - this time put a second pizza next to it. Using the first pizza, cut it into 2 equal pieces and move one piece to a plate. You now have 1/2 of the pizza on the plate. Now cut the second pizza into 8 equal pieces and move 7 of those pieces to a plate. You now have 7/8 of that pizza on the plate. Compare the two plates - which plate has more pizza on it? Of course the answer is the one with 7/8!There are more complicated ways of figuring this out, but it's easiest to start out with this method and watch how everything else falls into place.
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There are a couple of ways that one could put fractions in order. The first way is turning the fractions into decimals by dividing the numerator by the denominator. This will give
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if they had the same denominator just base on their numerator ,for exampe, 1/3 2/3 3/3.
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1. Write down each of the fractions on a sheet of paper. For this example, assume the fractions you want to order are 12/17, 7/9, 4/13, 1/2 and 5/8. 2. Enter "12" then &
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1. Groom up your fractions. The purpose is to have all the fractions listed as proper or improper fractions (no mixed fractions) and with all the denominators positive. Convert. any
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