 # Compare Fractions greater than 1

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Examples, solutions, worksheets, and videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to compare fractions greater than 1 by reasoning using benchmark fractions.

Common Core Standards: 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2, 4.NF.3, 4.NBT.6, 4.NF.4a, 4.MD.4

### NYS Common Core Grade 4 Module 5, Lesson 26

Lesson 26 Concept Development

Problem 1: Compare mixed numbers and fractions on a number line using benchmark fractions.

Problem 2: Compare two mixed numbers or two fractions greater than 1. Lesson 26 Problem Set

1. a. Plot the following points on the number line without measuring.
b. Use the number line in Problem 1(a) to compare the fractions by writing >, <, or =.

2. a. Plot the following points on the number line without measuring.
b. Compare the following by writing >, <, or =.
c. Explain how you plotted the points in Problem 2(a).

3. Compare the fractions given below by writing >, <, or =. Give a brief explanation for each answer, referring to benchmark numbers.

Lesson 26 Homework

1. a. Plot the following points on the number line without measuring.
i. 2 1/6
ii. 3 3/4
iii. 33/9

b. Use the number line in Problem 1(a) to compare the fractions by writing >, <, or =.
33/9 ____ 2 1/6
33/9 ____ 3 3/4

2. a. Plot the following points on the number line without measuring.
i. 65/8
ii. 8 5/6
iii. 29/4

b. Compare the following by writing >, <, or =.
8 5/6 ____ 65/8
29/4 ____ 65/8
c. Explain how you plotted the points in Problem 2(a).

3. Compare the fractions given below by writing >, <, or =. Give a brief explanation for each answer, referring to benchmark numbers.

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