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Project: Fractions

Unit: DelphiDabbler.Lib.Fractions

Record: TFraction

Applies to: ~>0.1

``````class operator GreaterThan(const A, B: TFraction): Boolean;
``````

## Description

This operator overload permits two TFractions to be compared using the `>` (greater than) operator.

One fraction is considered to be greater than a second if the 1st cross product of the two fractions is greater than the 2nd cross product. Take for example `7/8` and `3/4`. Their 1st cross product is `7 × 4 = 28` and their 2nd cross product is `8 × 3 = 24`. Since `28 > 24`, `7/8` is greater than `3/4`.

A TFraction can also be compared to integer and floating point types using the `>` operator. The Implicit operator takes care of converting the integer and floating point operands to TFraction before performing the comparison.

### Example

``````var
F1, F2, F3: TFraction;
D: Double;
I: Integer;
begin
F1 := TFraction.Create(1, 2);
F2 := TFraction.Create(3, 4);
F3 := TFraction.Create(5, 4);
D := 0.6;
I := 1;
Assert(F2 > F1);
Assert(F3 > F2);
Assert(F3 > F1);
Assert(D > F1);
Assert(F2 > D);
Assert(F3 > D);
Assert(I > F1);
Assert(I > F2);
Assert(F3 > I);
end;
``````