Improper Fractions
Equivalent Fractions
Comparing Fractions
100

3/8 + 3/8

6/8

100

Represent the fraction 8/5 as a tape diagram.

Mrs. Sylvester will check tape diagrams.

100

Write a fraction that is equivalent to 5/6.

100

Compare:   3/3  ___   10/10

= because they are both the same as 1.

200

2/4 + 2/4

4/4 or 1

200

What is the unit fraction number sentence for 4/5?

1/5 + 1/5 + 1/5 + 1/5

200

Write a fraction that is equivalent to 10/4.

200

Compare:  7/8  ____  10/8

<   because 10 is bigger than 7 when the denominators are the same.

300
4/5 + 4/5
300

What is a multiplication that would represent 8/3?

8 x 1/3

300
True or False:  5/4 = 15/8

False:  5/4 = 15/12

300

Compare:  4/6  ___   4/5

<   4/5 is bigger because the numerators are the same and 4 is closer to 5 than it is to 6.

400

17/10 - 4/10

13/10 or 1  3/10

400

What is a multiplication sentence that would represent 12/5?

12 x 1/5

400

Which fraction does not belong?

3/4       60/80       30/40        9/4

9/4 - you can automatically tell because it is an improper fraction. Also, 3x3 = 9 but 4x3 is not 4.

400

Compare:  7/8  ___   2/3

>   7/8 is bigger because if you draw tape diagrams, you will see that only having 1/8 left is a lot smaller of a piece than 1/3.

500

14/3 - 9/3

5/3 or 1  2/3

500

Draw a tape diagram to represent 15/4.

Mrs. Sylvester will check tape diagrams.

500

Which does not belong?

8/6    4/3     16/8     24/18

16/8

500

Compare:  3/8  ___    4/6

<   4/6 is bigger because 4 is over halfway to 6 and 3 is not quite halfway to 8.

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