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Vocabulary
Comparing Fractions
Why?
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What is 1/8 + 3/8?
4/8 = 1/2
100
What is 7/8 - 3/8?
4/8 = 1/2
100

What is an Improper Fraction?

a fraction whose numerator is greater than or equal to its denominator

100
Compare these two fractions using <, >, or =: 2/3 ? 1/2
2/3 > 1/2
100

What is Ms. Callahan's favorite drink?

COFFEE

200
What is 1/3 + 1/9?
4/9
200
What is 4/5 - 1/10?
7/10
200

What is a mixed number?

Mixed numbers consist of a whole number and a fraction

200
Compare these two fractions using <, >, or =: 3/4 ? 3/5
3/4 > 3/5
200

What is a fraction called when the denominator is 1?

A unit fraction.

300
What is the sum of 1/8 and 2/3?
19/24
300
Find the difference: 3/4 - 1/5
11/20
300

What is a numerator?

the number of parts of the whole

300
Put the following fractions in order from least to greatest: 5/8, 3/5, 1/2
1/2, 3/5, 5/8
300

What fraction of our class is wearing a PE uniform (simplest form!)?

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400
What is the sum of 2/3 and 3/4?
17/12 = 1 5/12
400
Find the difference: 5/7 - 3/5
4/35
400

What is a denominator?

The denominator shows the total amount of parts that make up a whole.

400
What is the LCM (least common multiple) of 6 and 8?
24
400

Are ALL fractions less than a WHOLE? Why or Why not?

No. Some Fractions included mixed number or improper fractions.

500
Find the sum: 3/5 + 5/6
43/30 = 1 13/30
500
Jeremy has two twinkies. If he eats 5/8 of a twinkie, how much will he have left?
11/8 = 1 3/8
500

What is the line in a fraction called?

the vinculum.

500
What is the GCF (greatest common factor) of 12 and 16?
4
500

Why can you not add/ subtract fractions with different denominators?

Because the parts of a total which must be the same size

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