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Order Fractions Using the Symbols < or >

In this worksheet, students compare fractions with the fraction 1/2 and use the < or > sign.

'Order Fractions Using the Symbols < or >' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Curriculum subtopic:   Order Fractions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, compare fractions with the fraction 1/2 and use the < (less than) or > (greater than) symbols.

 

Example

Select the correct symbol, > or < between the fractions.

3

10
 
1

2

 

 

Answer

We must work out how many tenths there are in a half because we can only compare tenths with tenths.

 

5 tenths

 

1/2 = 5/10

3/10 is smaller than 5/10 

 

The answer is:

3

10
 
1

2

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

9

10
 
1

2
<

>

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

12

20
 
1

2
<

>

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

7

10
 
1

2
<

>

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

1

2
 
14

20
<

>

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

13

20
 
1

2
<

>

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

1

2
 
9

10
<

>

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

1

2
 
4

10
<

>

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

7

20
 
1

2
<

>

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

4

5
 
1

2
<

>

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

2

10
 
1

2
<

>

  • Question 1

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

9

10
 
1

2
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 5/10 9/10 is greater than 5/10.
  • Question 2

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

12

20
 
1

2
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 10/20 12/20 is greater than 10/20.
  • Question 3

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

7

10
 
1

2
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 5/10 7/10 is greater than 5/10.
  • Question 4

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

1

2
 
14

20
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 10/20 10/20 is less than 14/20.
  • Question 5

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

13

20
 
1

2
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 10/20 13/20 is greater than 10/20.
  • Question 6

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

1

2
 
9

10
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 5/10 5/10 is less than 9/10.
  • Question 7

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

1

2
 
4

10
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 5/10 5/10 is greater than 4/10.
  • Question 8

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

7

20
 
1

2
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 10/20 7/20 is less than 10/20.
  • Question 9

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

4

5
 
1

2
CORRECT ANSWER
>
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 5/10 4/5 = 8/10 8/10 is greater than 5/10 or 4/5 is greater than 1/2.
  • Question 10

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

2

10
 
1

2
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
1/2 = 5/10 2/10 is less than 5/10.
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