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Put Two Fractions in Order

In this worksheet, students decide which of two fractions is larger by using common denominators to compare their sizes.

'Put Two Fractions in Order' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Understand Order for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, we must decide which of two fractions is larger and then use the < or > symbol.

 

Example

Without a calculator, we want to decide which is larger

 

6
10
 
or
 
5
9
 

 

 We can use common denominators and change both fractions into 90ths.

 

6
10
=
6×9
10×9
=
54
90
 

 

5
9
=
5×10
9×10
=
50
90
 

 

54
90
>
50
90
  ie.  
6
10
>
5
9
 

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