Order & comparing fractions L1

Lee Holness
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Lee Holness
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Comparing fractions is easier with if they have the same denominator. Comparing fractions with different denominators is harder, it can be easier if you find the 'common denominator'

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Question 1

Question
Which of these fractions in the correct order of size, starting with the smallest first?
Answer
  • 1/2, 1/5, 3/4
  • 3/4, 1/2, 1/5
  • 1/5, 1/2, 3/4

Question 2

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A quarter of school leavers last year went into further education and a third went into employment. Which was the more popular option for school leavers, further education or employment?
Answer
  • further education
  • employment

Question 3

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Half the residents in a street vote for Labour and two fifths vote for the Liberal Democrats. Which is the more popular party?
Answer
  • half
  • two fifths

Question 4

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On a Saturday night, 3 out of every 10 television viewers prefer to watch light entertainment. 1 out of every 3 television viewers prefer to watch sport. Which is the less preferred option?
Answer
  • 3/10
  • 1/3

Question 5

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Which fractions are in the correct order of size, starting with the smallest.
Answer
  • 2/5, 3/10, 1/4
  • 1/4, 2/5, 3/10
  • 1/4, 3/10, 2/5

Question 6

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Which fractions are in the correct order of size, starting with the largest.
Answer
  • 1/2, 2/7, 4/7
  • 4/7, 2/7, 1/2
  • 2/7, 1/2, 4/7

Question 7

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Which fractions are in the correct order of size, starting with the smallest.
Answer
  • 13/15, 2/3, 4/5, 9/10
  • 9/10, 13/15, 2/3, 4/5
  • 2/3, 4/5, 13/15, 9/10

Question 8

Question
Which fractions are in the correct order of size, starting with the largest.
Answer
  • 1/2, 4/9, 3/4, 2/3
  • 4/9, 3/4, 2/3, 1/2
  • 2/3, 1/2, 4/9, 3/4
  • 4/9, 1/2, 2/3, 3/4
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