# Compare and order unit fractions

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will explore the size of different unit fractions. We will compare and order these fractions, focusing on their denominators before we apply this knowledge to compare unit fractions of the same quantity.

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which symbol represents "greater than"?
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Q2.
Which symbol would you use to compare these fractions?
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Q3.
Which symbol would you use to compare these fractions?
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Q4.
Which fractions are less than 6/10?
8/10
One whole
Q5.
Which fractions are more than five eighths?
2/8
5/8

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
What is a 'unit fraction'?
A unit fraction is when the denominator is '1'
Correct answer: A unit fraction is when the numerator is '1'
A unit fraction is when the numerator is greater than the denominator
Q2.
What symbol would you use to compare these fractions? 1/5 _____ 1/8
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Q3.
Which fraction could complete this statement? ______ < 1/9
1/2
1/3
1/7
Q4.
Which unit fraction is the largest?
1/10
1/4
One seventh
Q5.
Which symbol would you use to compare these unit fractions of the same quantity? 1/2 of 20 _____ 1/5 of 20
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