# Comparing Fractions: 1 of 4

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1 whole
Halves (1/2)
Thirds (1/3)
Fourths (1/4)
Fifths (1/5)
Sixths (1/6)
Sevenths (1/7)
Eighths (1/8)
Ninths (1/9)
Tenths (1/10)
Elevenths(1/11)
Twelfths (1/12)

Use the Fraction Bar to compare the fractions below. Circle the greater (bigger) fraction:

12  or  35
56  or  34
25  or  37
23  or  58
710  or  912

1. Write the Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) for the denominators of the fractions below.
2. Write equivalent fractions by using the LCM as the denominator and circle the bigger fraction.

12  and  35

LCM = 10

5/10 and 6/10

35  and  710

LCM = 10

6/10 and 7/10

34  and  12

LCM = 4

3/4 and 2/4

67  and  45

LCM = 35

30/35 and 28/35

13  and  25

LCM = 15

5/15 and 6/15

38  and  13

LCM = 24

9/24 and 8/24

26  and  14

LCM = 12

4/12 and 3/12

712  and  46

LCM = 12

7/12 and 8/12

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### Related Resources

The various resources listed below are aligned to the same standard, (4NF01) taken from the CCSM (Common Core Standards For Mathematics) as the Fractions Worksheet shown above.

Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n x a)/(n x b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.

#### Worksheet

Similar to the above listing, the resources below are aligned to related standards in the Common Core For Mathematics that together support the following learning outcome:

Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering

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