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Identify fractions on number lines

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 Comparing Fractions using Models

Example:

Compare 1/3 and  1/2  using circle models.

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Compare 1/3 and  1/2  using the number line

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Fractions get larger from left to right.  (least –> greatest)

Comparing fractions using their decimal equivalents.

To convert fractions to decimals you just divide the numerator by the denominator.

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Comparing Fractions on a Number Line

Comparing Two Fractions with Equal Denominators

Comparing Two Fractions with Common Denominators

Comparing Two Fractions with Equal Numerator

Comparing Fractions with Different Denominators

Comparing Two Fractions by Applying Cross Multiplication

Cross Products of Equal Fractions

FR10      Fractions _Between_1

FR11      Fractions _Between_2

FR12      Fractions _Between_Like_Denominators

FR13      Fractions _Between_Like_Numerators

FR19      Comparing_Fractions

FR20      Ordering_Fractions

Cross multiply to compare fractions.

Rule:

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Example:

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These fractions are equivalent.

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Comparing Fractions Help

 

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