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Common Core Standards: 4.NF.2

Lesson 14 Concept Development

Problem 1: Reason about fraction size using unit language.

Problem 2: Compare fractions with related numerators.

Problem 3: Compare fractions having related denominators where one denominator is a factor of the other.

Lesson 14 Problem Set 1

- Compare the pairs of fractions by reasoning about the size of the units. Use >, <, or =.

a. 1 fourth _____ 1 fifth

b. 3 fourths _____ 3 fifths

c. 1 tenth _____ 1 twelfth

d. 7 tenths _____ 7 twelfths - Compare by reasoning about the following pairs of fractions with the same or related numerators. Use >, <, or =. Explain your thinking using words, pictures, or numbers. Problem 2(b) has been done for you.

a. 3/5 ____ 3/4

b. 2/5 < 4/9

c. 7/11 ___ 7/13

d. 6/7 ___ 12/15 - Draw two tape diagrams to model each pair of the following fractions with related denominators. Use >, <, or = to compare.

a. 2/3 ___ 5/6

b. 3/4 ___ 7/8

c. 1 3/4 ___ 1 7/12 - Draw one number line to model each pair of fractions with related denominators. Use >, <, or = to compare.

a. 2/3 ___ 5/6

b. 3/8 ___ 1/4

c. 2/6 ___ 5/12

d. 8/9 ___ 2/3 - Compare each pair of fractions using >, <, or =. Draw a model if you choose to.
- Timmy drew the picture to the right and claimed that 2/3 is less than 7/12. Evan says he thinks 2/3 is greater than 7/12. Who is correct? Support your answer with a picture.

Lesson 14 Homework

- Compare the pairs of fractions by reasoning about the size of the units. Use >, <, or =.

a. 1 third _____ 1 sixth

b. 2 halves _____ 2 thirds

c. 2 fourths _____ 2 sixths

d. 5 eighths _____ 5 tenths - Compare by reasoning about the following pairs of fractions with the same or related numerators. Use >, <, or =. Explain your thinking using words, pictures, or numbers. Problem 2(b) has been done for you.

a. 3/6 ____ 3/7

b. 2/5 < 4/9

c. 3/11 ___ 3/13

d. 5/7 ___ 10/13 - Draw two tape diagrams to model each pair of the following fractions with related denominators. Use >, <, or = to compare.

a. 3/4 ___ 7/12

b. 2/4 ___ 1/8

c. 1 4/10 ___ 1 3/5 - Draw one number line to model each pair of fractions with related denominators. Use >, <, or = to compare.

a. 3/4 ___ 5/8

b. 11/12 ___ 3/4

c. 4/5 ___ 7/10

d. 8/9 ___ 2/3 - Compare each pair of fractions using >, <, or =. Draw a model if you choose to.
- Simon claims 4/9 is greater than 1/3. Ted thinks 4/9 is less than 1/3. Who is correct? Support your answer with a picture.

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