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Common Core Standards: 4.NF.2

Lesson 15 Concept Development

Problem 1: Reason to compare fractions between 1 and 2.

Problem 2: Reason about the size of fractions as compared to 1 1/2.

Problem 3: Reason using benchmarks to compare two fractions.

Lesson 15 Problem Set

- Draw an area model for each pair of fractions, and use it to compare the two fractions by writing a >, <, or = symbol on the line. The first two have been partly done for you. Each rectangle represents one whole.

a. 1/2 _____ 2/3

b. 4/5 _____ 3/4

c. 2/5 _____ 4/7

d. 3/7 _____ 2/6

e. 5/8 _____ 6/9

f. 2/3 _____ 3/4 - Rename the fractions, as needed, using multiplication in order to compare the two fractions in each pair by writing a >, <, or =.

a. 3/5 _____ 5/6

b. 2/6 _____ 3/8

c. 7/5 _____ 10/8

d. 4/3 _____ 6/5 - Use any method to compare the fractions. Record your answer using >, <, or =.

a. 3/4 _____ 7/8

b. 6/8 _____ 3/5

c. 6/4 _____ 8/6

d. 8/5 _____ 9/6 - Explain two ways you have learned to compare fractions. Provide evidence using words, pictures, and numbers.

Lesson 15 Homework

- Draw an area model for each pair of fractions, and use it to compare the two fractions by writing a >, <, or &eq; symbol on the line. The first two have been partly done for you. Each rectangle represents one whole.

a. 1/2 _____ 3/5

b. 2/3 _____ 3/4

c. 4/6 _____ 5/8

d. 2/7 _____ 3/5

e. 4/6 _____ 6/9

f. 4/5 _____ 5/6 - Rename the fractions as needed using multiplication in order to compare the two fractions in each pair by writing a >, <, or &eq;.

a. 2/3 _____ 2/4

b. 4/7 _____ 1/2

c. 5/4 _____ 9/8

d. 8/12 _____ 5/9 - Use any method to compare the fractions. Record your answer using >, <, or =.

a. 8/9 _____ 2/3

b. 4/7 _____ 4/5

c. 3/2 _____ 9/6

d. 11/7 _____ 5/3 - Explain which method you prefer to compare fractions. Provide an example using words, pictures, and numbers.

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