Comparing Fractions/ Fraction Landmarks

Fractions of a Group

Equivalent Fractions

Fraction Word Problems

Fraction Vocab

Replace the blank with < , > , or =
1/4 ____ 5/6

1/4 < 5/6

What is 1/4 of 8?

2

Write two fractions that are equivalent to one half

Paula ate 1/2 of a 16-piece cake, and Catherine ate 1/3 of a cake the same size as Paula's. Who ate more cake?

Paula

what is a FRACTION?

Pieces or parts of a whole

Write these fractions in order from least to greatest:
1/7, 1/10, 1/3, 1/2

1/10, 1/7, 1/3, 1/2

There were 24 kids in a class. Two-thirds of them were boys. What number of the kids were girls?

8 girls

One third is the same as ____ sixths.

2 sixths

Ricky read 2/4 of a 100 page book. How many pages did he read?

50 pages

What is the top number called?

Numerator

Replace the blank with <, >, or =
2/4 ___ 4/8

2/4 = 4/8

There are 20,000 people in a stadium. Half of them were male. Half of the males wore baseball hats. How many males were wearing baseball hats?

5,000

One fourth is the same as ___ twelfths

3

Ms. K gave away 2/5 of her pizza to Mr. Bacon and 1/5 of her pizza to Mrs. Baer. What fraction of her pizza does Ms. K have left?

2/5

What does the bottom number (denominator) tell you?

1.) How many pieces there are in a whole
2.) How many times you've split the whole
3.) What type of fractional piece you have

Replace the blank with <, >, or =
2/3 ___ 4/10

2/3 > 4/10

There are 24 kids in a class. One third of them went to the library, and one fourth of them went to the garden. The rest stayed in the classroom. How many kids stayed in the classroom?

10 kids

Two thirds is the same as ___ ninths

6 ninths

Robert made two pizzas: pepperoni and cheese. He cut the pepperoni into 10 slices and the cheese pizza into 8 slices. He ate half of the pepperoni and a fourth of the cheese pizza. How many SLICES did he eat in all?

7 slices

What does the numerator tell you?

It counts how many pieces you have.

Write these fractions in order from least to greatest:
11/12, 9/10, 4/5, 5/6

4/5, 5/6, 9/10, 11/12

9 out of 10 dentists recommend using a special toothbrush. If there are 100 dentists at a meeting, how many of them would recommend using the special toothbrush?

90

three fourths is the same as ___ sixteenths

12 sixteenths

At a school, they were making a new playground. They made half the playground grass and half of it blacktop. Half of the blacktop was basketball courts. What fraction of the whole playground was basketball courts?

1/4

What does the word equivalent mean?

Equal amounts but in a different way.