Comparing Fractions

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Using scratch paper or a whiteboard use criss cross applesauce or any other method to compare fractions. 4 or more correct will allow you to move on.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    2/3  ___  4/6

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      >

    • C.

      =

    Correct Answer
    C. =
    Explanation
    The given equation is comparing the fractions 2/3 and 4/6. Since both fractions represent the same value (2/3 and 4/6 are equivalent fractions), the answer is "=" which means that the two fractions are equal.

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  • 2. 

    4/5 ____ 2/3

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      <

    • B.

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      =

    Correct Answer
    B. >
    Explanation
    The symbol ">" represents the greater than sign, which indicates that the value on the left side is larger than the value on the right side. In this case, the fraction 4/5 is greater than the fraction 2/3.

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  • 3. 

    1/2 ___ 6/10

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    Correct Answer
    A.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5/10. In order to compare the two fractions, we need to find a common denominator. The least common denominator for 2 and 10 is 10. To convert 1/2 to have a denominator of 10, we multiply the numerator and denominator by 5. This gives us 5/10. Since 5/10 is greater than 6/10, the inequality is true.

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  • 4. 

    5/8 ___ 20/24

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    Correct Answer
    A.
    Explanation
    The blank should be filled with the greater than symbol (>), as 5/8 is greater than 20/24.

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  • 5. 

    2 4/5 ____ 2 3/4

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    Correct Answer
    B. >
    Explanation
    The given expression is a comparison of two mixed numbers. The first mixed number is 2 4/5 and the second mixed number is 2 3/4. The symbol ">" is used to indicate that the first mixed number is greater than the second mixed number.

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