Benchmark Fractions Estimate Difference for 3/4 and 1/2 using nearest 1/8

For mixed numbers, enter in the form a&b/c
<-- Enter Fraction 1
<-- Enter Fraction 2 (do not enter a fraction if you only want 1 converted or simplified)
Round to nearest 1/2
Round to nearest 1/4
Round to nearest 1/8

Estimate the difference for the following operation rounded to the nearest 1/8

3
4
-
1
2

Estimate the fraction 3/4 using 1/8 as our benchmark:
Display the fraction bar for 3/4
The lower range is 5/8 and the upper range is 6/8
The halfway point is denoted below:
1
2
*
(5 + 6)
8

1
2
*
11
8

11
16

Therefore, our range is 5/8 < 11/16 < 6/8

Compare our fraction to the halfway point
3/4 ≥ 11/16, we round up to 6/8
Estimate the fraction 1/2 using 1/8 as our benchmark:
Display the fraction bar for 1/2
The lower range is 3/8 and the upper range is 4/8
The halfway point is denoted below:
1
2
*
(3 + 4)
8

1
2
*
7
8

7
16

Therefore, our range is 3/8 < 7/16 < 4/8

Compare our fraction to the halfway point
1/2 ≥ 7/16, we round up to 4/8
Estimating, we have 6/8 - 4/8
Our estimated answer is 2/8

Display the fraction bar for 2/8