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**In this module, you can study how to compare two fractions to see which is larger.**

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- Read about comparing fractions using the "same denominator" methodOn this page you will read how to compare fractions by making the denominators the same. At the end, you can take a self-quiz to check your understanding.

The fraction 1/4 is larger than the fraction 1/8.

A bottom number, or denominator, tells how many parts the whole is broken into.

There are several ways to compare fractions with each other.

**Practice and study**

- Study comparing fractionsRead about how to compare fractions and check your understanding on this page at mathgoodies.com.
- Download a comparing fractions worksheetDesign and print your own worksheet for comparing fractions at math-aids.com. Worksheet comes with answers.
- Quiz yourself on comparing fractionsSee how you do at comparing fractions on this 20-question quiz at mathplayground.com.

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