# Which is bigger? #6/9 or 4/6#

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

They are the same.

#### Explanation:

If we simplify the fractions we find that they are both equal to

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#### Answer:

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

To compare 2 fractions we have to find their (lowest) common denominator (i.e. the number both denominators can be changed to by multiplying or dividing numerator and denominator by the same number)

Here the fractions are

#6/9=(2*cancel(3))/(3*cancel(3))=2/3#

The second fraction can be reduced by

#4/6=(2*cancel(2))/(3*cancel(2))=2/3#

Both numbers are reduced to the same fraction