# How do you find a fraction between 1/5 and 1/4?

##### 3 Answers

Find the mean of the two numbers

this is always halfway between the two numbers

#### Answer:

Convert to equivalent fractions with a common denominator and then choose a suitable numerator between the ones you have calculated..

#### Explanation:

Change to a common denominator.

However, the only values between 4 and 5 are fractions.

for example:

This would require further simplifying.

Use a different common denominator:

Similarly for any common denominator with a value higher than 40:

The question does not ask for a fraction midway between them, so any of the following would be possible answers:

#### Answer:

See below.

#### Explanation:

If you have two numbers

then you have infinite numbers in between them. You can construct them as

with

Example: choosing