Comparing fractions is an operation that we commonly find in mathematics. A fraction is a number that can be expressed in the form “a / b” where a is called the numerator while b is called the denominator. Examples of fractional numbers are 1/3 and 2/7.
When compared, the two fractions have different values. Comparing here means determining the relationship between the two fractions more than, less than, or equal to. To understand how to compare 2 fractions, we take the following example.