# Which is bigger 3/8 or 1/4?

## Answer: 3/8 is bigger than 1/4

**Explanation:**

3/8 as a decimal is 0,375 and 1/4 as a decimal is 0.25

It is very clear that the value of 3/8 is more than 1/4. Hence it is bigger.

We can also check this by converting the given fraction to the common denominator

LCM of 4 and 8 is 8.

Therefore 1/4 can be expressed as 2/8.

When the denominator is the same, the fraction with a bigger numerator has a greater value.

### Thus, comparing 3/8 and 2/8 (1/4) . We can say 3/8 has a greater value.