Comparing fractions

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Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will compare pairs of fractions. We will compare pairs of fractions with the same denominator, and then we will compare pairs of fraction with different denominators.

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5 Questions

Q1.
If you share 1 cake between 4 people, how much does each person get?
One half
Correct answer: One quarter
Three quarters
Two thirds
Q2.
How else could we write one third?
Correct answer: 1 ÷ 3
1 ÷ 4
2 ÷ 3
3 ÷ 3
Q3.
2 ÷ 3 is the same as....
One third
One whole
Three halves
Correct answer: Two thirds
Q4.
If you share 5 pizzas between 6 people equally, how much would each person get?
Correct answer: Five sixths of a pizza
One and one sixth of a pizza
One half of a pizza
One pizza each
Q5.
Which of these division equations are equivalent to 4 ÷ 5
1 ÷ 2
3 ÷ 4
5 ÷ 4
Correct answer: 8 ÷ 10

5 Questions

Q1.
True or False? Four fifths is greater than three fifths.
False
Q2.
True or False? Four fifths is greater than four sixths.
False
Q3.
True or False? Four fifths is greater than nine tenths.
True
Q4.
Which is greater?
One quarter
Correct answer: Three eighths
Q5.
Which is greater?
Correct answer: One third
Two ninths