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Common Core For Grade 4

Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 4 students learn to compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

Common Core: 4.NF.2

### Suggested Learning Targets

**Comparing To The Benchmark 1/2 (4.NF.2)**

**Compare and Order Fractions**

Examples:

1. Write 3/8, 1/4, and 1/2 in order from least to greatest.

2. Write 4/6, 5/12, and 2/4 in order from greatest to least.

3. Samantha and her two friends Julia and Richie had a relay race. The table shows their finish times. In what order did Samantha, Julia, and Richie finish the race?**Comparing Fractions Using Common Numerators: 4.NF.2**

How to compare fractions with the same numerator?**4 nf 2**

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Common Core For Grade 4

Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 4 students learn to compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

Common Core: 4.NF.2

- I can explain that comparing 2 fractions must refer to the same whole.
- I can compare 2 fractions by reasoning about their size.
- I can compare 2 fractions by creating equivalent fractions with a common denominator (if needed).
- I can order fractions using <, >, and = and justify the comparison.

Examples:

1. Write 3/8, 1/4, and 1/2 in order from least to greatest.

2. Write 4/6, 5/12, and 2/4 in order from greatest to least.

3. Samantha and her two friends Julia and Richie had a relay race. The table shows their finish times. In what order did Samantha, Julia, and Richie finish the race?

How to compare fractions with the same numerator?

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) videos are designed to support states, schools, and teachers in the implementation of the CCSS.

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