Comparing fractions with the same denominator

Comparing fractions with the same denominator

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will start to use pictorial representations to help identify and compare the size of fractions with the same denominator. We will then apply this learning to think more abstractly about what procedure is used to compare fractions with the same denominator.

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5 Questions

Q1.
Calculate 3/4 of 16
Correct answer: 12
16
4
8
Q2.
What is 5/9 of 18?
1
Correct answer: 10
80
9
Q3.
If 2/4 of a number is 10, what is the value of the whole?
10
100
Correct answer: 20
4
Q4.
Rachael gave 8 crisps to her friend. This was 2/10 of the whole pack. How many crisps did Rachael start with?
16
Correct answer: 40
8
80
Q5.
George thinks he has the most sweets. He has 3/5 of 50 sweets, but his friend, Fred, has 5/10 of 50. True or False that George has the most sweets?
False
Correct answer: True

5 Questions

Q1.
Which symbol represents "greater than"?
+
<
=
Correct answer: >
Q2.
Which symbol would you use to compare these fractions?
An image in a quiz
Correct answer: <
=
>
Q3.
Which symbol would you use to compare these fractions?
An image in a quiz
<
=
Correct answer: >
Q4.
Which fractions are less than 6/10?
Correct answer: 1/10
8/10
Correct answer: Five tenths
One whole
Q5.
Which fractions are more than five eighths?
2/8
5/8
Correct answer: One whole
Correct answer: Six eighths

Lesson appears in

UnitMaths / Fractions