Like Fractions

 

Like fractions:
Fractions with the same denominators are called ‘ like fractions’.

Demonstration:

2/15, 5/15, 12/15 and 35/15 are like fractions with the same denominators .

Unlike fractions:
Fractions with different denominators are called unlike fractions.

Demonstration:

2/13,15/3, 12/7,3/19  are unlike fractions with different.

Example

Compare 4/5 and 5/6

Since the numerators are different , these are unlike fractions.

4 /5 =  8/10 = 12/15 = 16/20 = 20/ 25 = 24/30 = 28/35….

5/6 = 10/12 = 15/18= 20/24= 25/30= 30/36….

Since the equivalent fraction with the same denominator are 24/30 and 25/30

 i.e.,