Fraction Basics

Same Denominators or Numerators

Comparing with Models

Ordering Fractions

100

This is the bottom number in a fraction that tells you how many pieces in the whole.

denominator

100

3/4 > 3/8 (True or False)

True

100

Ms. P opens two packs of paper. She puts 2/4 of a pack in one pile and 3/4 of a pack in another pile. Which fraction is greater?

3/4

100

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

1/8, 3/8, 5/8?

200

This is the top number in the fraction that tells you how many pieces are used.

numerator

200

3/6 < 1/6 (True or False)

True

200

Gabby has a piece of ribbon that is 3/6 yard long. Vanessa has a piece that is 3/8 yards long. Whose ribbon is longer?

Gabby

200

Put the following fractions in order from greatest to least: 3/4, 3/8, 3/6

3/4, 3/6, 3/8?

300

Mr. Christian divided his garden into 6 equal sections. He weeded 2 sections of his garden. This fraction describes how many sections he weeded.

2/6

300

3/8 = 3/6 (True or False)

False

300

Leo and Isaiah used fabric to make costumes for a play. Leo used 1/4 yard of fabric and Isaiah used 1/6 yard. Which person used more fabric?

Leo

300

Lilleigh and Aisha ran a race. Lilleigh ran 3/4 of the race. Aisha ran 1/4 of the race. Who ran more?

Lilleigh

400

Mr. Willis had a pizza that was cut into 8 slices. He ate 3 of the slices. This fraction describes how much of the pizza is left over.

5/8

400

Ivy swims 3/8 mile each day. Myla swims 5/8 mile each day. Who swam farther?

Myla

400

The soccer team practices passing for 4/5 hour and shooting for 2/5 hour. Which drill did the team spends less time on? Shooting or passing?

Shooting

400

Ms. Marcella brought 2/4 pound of potato salad to a picnic. Ms. Stracuzzi brought 2/3 pound of macaroni salad. Is there more potato salad or macaroni salad?

Macaroni- 2/3

500

This is another name for any fraction with the same numerator and denominator.

One whole

500

Yeiden bought 7/8 pounds of chips Jonathan bought 5/8 pounds of chips. Who bought LESS chips?

Jonathan

500

Compare the following fractions. This is the symbol that would make the statement true. 3/4 ____ 3/9

What is >?

500

Saphira rode her skateboard for 3/4 miles. Annaleigh rode her skateboard for an equal distance. If Annaleigh measures her ride in 8ths of a mile, what fraction describes how far she traveled.

6/8

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