Comparing Fractions

Equivalent Fractions

Simplifying Fractions

Writing Decimals

Misc.

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Which fraction is greater?

1/4 or 1/3

1/3

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Are 1/2 and 2/4 equivalent? How do you know?

Yes, because 1x2 is 2 and 2x2 is 4, so 1/2 = 2/4

100

Simplify 2/4

1/2

100

Write 8/10 as a decimal

0.8

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Add: 1 2/3 + 2 1/3

3 3/3 = 4

200

Which fraction is less?

1/12 or 1/10

1/12

200

Three fractions equivalent to 1/2

Answers may vary. Some include:

2/4, 3/6, 4/8, 5/10, 6/12

Any fraction where the numerator is half of the denominator.

200

Simplify 6/8

3/4

200

Write 0.08 as a fraction

8/100

200

Subtract:

3 - 1 3/4

1 1/4

300

Which fraction is greater?

3/9 or 4/9

4/9

300

Two fractions equivalent to 3/5.

Answers may vary. Some include:

6/10, 12/20, 15/25, 18/30, 21/35, 24/40

300

Simplify 12/24

1/2

(Divide by 2, you'll get 6/12 - you can keep dividing! Divide by 2 again, you'll get 3/6 - you can keep dividing! Divide by 3, you'll get 1/2)

300

Write:

Twenty-five Hundredths

as a decimal and a fraction

0.25 = 25/100

300

Write the fraction as a product of a whole number and a unit fraction (hint - product is multiplication, unit fractions have a 1 on top)

4/7

4 x 1/7

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Which fraction is less?

3/4 or 3/6

3/6

400

True or False?

3/5 is equivalent to 10/15

False - there's nothing you can multiply 3 by to make 10.

400

How do you know if a fraction is equal to 1/2?

The numerator is half of the denominator, like in 12/24 or 3/6

400

Write:

Three Tenths

as a fraction and a decimal

0.3 = 3/10

400

Write the fraction as a SUM of unit fractions:

4/7

4/7 = 1/7 + 1/7 + 1/7 + 1/7

500

Which fraction is greater? Multiply to find a common denominator to compare.

4/9 or 8/18

They are equal!

500

Explain in words how to find an equivalent fraction using multiplication.

Multiply the numerator and the denominator by the same number. You can multiply any number, as long as you multiply the same thing on top and on bottom.

500

What does simplifying a fraction mean? How do you simplify a fraction?

To make the fraction simpler by dividing the numerator and the denominator by the same number.

To simplify, you have to divide the numerator and denominator by a number they can both be divided by.

500

Are 0.4 and 0.40 equivalent? How do you know?

Yes, because 0.4 is Four Tenths and 0.40 is Forty Hundredths. Written as a fraction:

4/10 = 40/100 because 4x10 is 40 and 10x10 is 100.

Also, I know I can attach a 0 to the end of a decimal, and it doesn't change the value.

500

Simplify:

35/50

35/50 divided by 5 = 7/10

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