Equivalent Fractions

Simplifying Fractions

Comparing Fractions

Types of Fraction

100

Create 3 equivalent fractions for: 4/12

1/3, 2/6, 8/24, 16/48

100

Simplify the following fraction: 2/14

1/7

100

Compare the following fractions: 5/9 and 5/12

5/9 is greater than 5/12

100

4/5 is a(n) _________ fraction. How do you know?

PROPER FRACTION

the numerator is smaller than the denominator. A proper fraction is less than a whole.

200

Are the following fractions equivalent?
5/8 and 3/4

No - 6/8

200

Simplify the following fraction: 9/24

3/8

200

Miss. Lindsay and Miss. Steiger were sharing popcorn. Miss. Lindsay ate 3/8 of the bag and Miss. Steiger ate 2/4 of the bag. Who ate *more* popcorn?

Miss. Steiger

200

13/7 is a(n) ______________ fraction? How do you know?

IMPROPER FRACTION

The numerator is greater than the denominator. An improper fraction is greater than a whole.

300

The 5th grade teachers went on a road trip. (Yes, we need a break!) Miss. Hakes drove 3/15 of the way and Miss. Lindsay drove 8/30 of the way. Did they drive an equivalent distance?

No, Miss. Hakes drove 6/30 and Miss. Lindsay drove 8/30.

300

Simplify the following fraction: 10/25

2/5

300

There was a pizza in the staff lounge.

The 4th grade teachers ate 6/12 of the pizza and the 5th grade teachers ate 2/4 of the pizza. Who ate more pizza?

Neither - they ate the same amount! 1/2

300

1/8 is a(n) ________ fraction. How do you know?

UNIT FRACTION

The numerator is 1

400

Are the following fractions equivalent: 8/36 and 2/9

Yes!

400

Simplify the following fraction: 12/40

3/10

400

Put the following fractions in order from least to greatest: 3/4, 7/12, 10/24

10/24, 7/12 (14/24), 3/4 (18/24)

400

6 2/3 is a(n) __________. How do you know?

mixed number

This fraction has a whole and a fraction. This is more than the whole number, but not enough for the next whole number.

500

Miss. Steiger ran 5/10 of a mile and Miss. Hakes ran 2/4 of a mile. Did they run the same distance?

Yes: 10/20

500

Simplify the following fraction: 13/17

This is simplist terms. I know this because they do not have a common factor.

500

Put the following fractions in order from least to greatest: 2/3, 5/9, 13/18

5/9 (10/18), 2/3 (12/18), 13/18

500

1/34 is a(n) ___________. How do you know?

UNIT FRACTION

This is a unit fraction because the numerator is 1.

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