Comparing fractions

5 videos
3 skills
In this tutorial, we'll practice understanding what quantities fractions actually represent and comparing those to each other.

Comparing fractions with greater than and less than symbols

VIDEO 5:19 minutes
Shade visual fraction models to compare fractions.  

Comparing fractions with the same numerator or denominator

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Compare two fractions that have either the same numerator or denominator.  

Comparing fractions

VIDEO 2:30 minutes
Comparing Fractions

Comparing fractions with different denominators

VIDEO 7:08 minutes
 Need help comparing fractions? Try simplifying them first then finding a common denominator. The result are two fractions you can really compare.

Comparing fractions with different numerators and denominators

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Practice comparing two fractions with greater and less than symbols. Fractions in these problems have different denominators, so you must find a common denominator before comparing.

Comparing and ordering fractions

VIDEO 7:48 minutes
Finding common denominators of multiple fractions to order them

Ordering fractions

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Practice ordering up to six fractions from least to greatest. Each practice problem gives you a bunch of fractions with different denominators, so you'll need to find common denominators before comparing.