4.5 Goal: Comparing and Ordering Fractions. Something to think about? Julie and Seth are kayaking down a river. Julie kayaks a distance of 7/10 mile, and Seth kayaks 3/4 of a mile. Who kayaked the greater distance?. Definition.
The LEAST COMMON DENOMINATOR (LCD) of two or more fractions is the least common multiple of the denominators.
When comparing two or fractions: