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Common Core Standards: 4.NF.2

Lesson 13 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 13 Problem Set

- Place the following fractions on the number line given.

a. 4/3

b. 11/6

c. 17/12 - Use the number line in Problem 1 to compare the fractions by writing < or > on the lines.

a. 1 5/6 ____ 1 5/12

b. 1 1/3 ____ 1 5/12 - Place the following fractions on the number line given.

a. 11/8

b. 7/4

c. 15/12 - Use the number line in Problem 3 to explain the reasoning you used when determining whether 11/8 or 15/12 is greater.
- Compare the fractions given below by writing or ˂ on the lines Give a brief explanation for each answer referring to benchmark fractions.

a. 7/5 ___ 11/10

b. 5/12 ___ 7/8

c. 8/6 ___ 11/12

d. 6/8 ____ 5/4

Lesson 13 Homework

- Place the following fractions on the number line given.

a. 3/2

b. 9/5

c. 14/10 - Use the number line in Problem 1 to compare the fractions by writing < or > on the lines:

a. 1 1/6 ____ 1 4/12

b. 1 1/2 ____ 1 4/5 - Place the following fractions on the number line given.

a. 12/9

b. 6/5

c. 18/15 - Use the number line in Problem 3 to explain the reasoning you used when determining whether 12/9 or 18/15 is greater.
- Compare the fractions given below by writing > or < on the lines

Give a brief explanation for each answer referring to benchmark fractions.

a. 2/5 ___ 6/8

b. 6/10 ___ 5/6

c. 6/4 ___ 7/8

d. 1/4 ____ 8/12

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