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Two Fractions: Which One is Larger?

In this worksheet, students decide which of two fractions is the larger.

'Two Fractions: Which One is Larger?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Curriculum subtopic:   Compare and Order Fractions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we will learn how to identify larger fraction.

 

Which fraction is bigger? 

 

 

Which is larger ?

2
8
or
2
3
?
2/8

2/3

Which is larger ?

3
7
or
4
9
?
3/7

4/9

Which is larger ?

12
13
or
1
3
?
12/13

1/3

Which is larger ?

4
5
or
3
10
?
4/5

3/10

Which is larger ?

5
8
or
2
10
?
5/8

2/10

Which is larger ?

7
11
or
4
7
?
7/11

4/7

Which is larger ?

1
8
or
7
14
?
1/8

7/14

Which is larger ?

1
17
or
15
18
?
1/17

15/18

Which is larger ?

5
7
or
8
14
?
5/7

8/14

Which is larger ?

4
11
or
3
15
?
4/11

3/15

  • Question 1

Which is larger ?

2
8
or
2
3
?
CORRECT ANSWER
2/3
EDDIE SAYS
24 is a common denominator. Multiply the 2 and 8 by 3 - 2/8 = 6/24 Multiply the 2 and 3 by 8 - 2/3 = 16/24
  • Question 2

Which is larger ?

3
7
or
4
9
?
CORRECT ANSWER
4/9
EDDIE SAYS
63 is a common denominator. Multiply the 3 and 7 by 9 - 3/7 = 27/63 Multiply the 4 and 9 by 7 - 4/9 = 28/63
  • Question 3

Which is larger ?

12
13
or
1
3
?
CORRECT ANSWER
12/13
EDDIE SAYS
39 is the common denominator. Multiply the 12 and 13 by 3 - 12/13 = 36/39 Multiply the 1 and 3 by 13 - 1/3 = 13/39
  • Question 4

Which is larger ?

4
5
or
3
10
?
CORRECT ANSWER
4/5
EDDIE SAYS
10 is the common denominator. Multiply the 4 and 5 by 2 - 4/5 = 8/10 The 3/10 can stay the same because the denominator is 10.
  • Question 5

Which is larger ?

5
8
or
2
10
?
CORRECT ANSWER
5/8
EDDIE SAYS
40 is the common denominator. Multiply the 5 and 8 by 5 - 5/8 = 25/40 Multiply the 2 and 10 by 4 - 2/10 = 8/40
  • Question 6

Which is larger ?

7
11
or
4
7
?
CORRECT ANSWER
7/11
EDDIE SAYS
77 is the common denominator. Multiply the 7 and 11 by 7 - 7/11 = 49/77 Multiply the 4 and 7 by 11 - 4/7 = 44/77
  • Question 7

Which is larger ?

1
8
or
7
14
?
CORRECT ANSWER
7/14
EDDIE SAYS
56 is the common denominator. Multiply the 1 and 8 by 7 - 1/8 = 7/56 Multiply the 7 and 14 by 4 - 7/14 = 28/56
  • Question 8

Which is larger ?

1
17
or
15
18
?
CORRECT ANSWER
15/18
EDDIE SAYS
306 is the common denominator. Multiply the 1 and 17 by 18 - 1/17 = 18/306 Multiply the 15 and 18 by 17 - 15/18 = 255/306
  • Question 9

Which is larger ?

5
7
or
8
14
?
CORRECT ANSWER
5/7
EDDIE SAYS
14 is the common denominator. Multiply the 5 and 7 by 2 - 5/7 = 10/14 The 8/14 can stay the same because the denominator is 14.
  • Question 10

Which is larger ?

4
11
or
3
15
?
CORRECT ANSWER
4/11
EDDIE SAYS
165 is the common denominator. Multiply the 4 and 11 by 15 - 4/11 = 60/165 Multiply the 3 and 15 by 11 - 3/15 = 33/165
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