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5.05 Order fractions

Lesson

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We can use models to help us identify the size of our fraction. This will help us be able to order fractions in this lesson. Let's try a practice problem now. 

Which of the following shows $\frac{1}{4}$14 on the fraction bar?

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    A
        
    B
        
    C
      
    D
          
    A
        
    B
        
    C
      
    D

Learn

This video covers counting and ordering fractions in words, symbols and pictures.

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question 1

Danielle was counting fractions in the eighths.

Fill in the gaps for her.

  1. $\frac{0}{8}$08 $\frac{\editable{}}{8}$8 $\frac{2}{8}$28
    $\frac{3}{\editable{}}$3 $\frac{4}{8}$48 $\frac{5}{\editable{}}$5
    $\frac{6}{8}$68 $\frac{\editable{}}{8}$8 $\frac{8}{8}$88

 

Learn

Watch this video to learn about improper fractions and mixed numbers.

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question 2

Fill in the gaps in table by completing the conversions.

  1. Mixed Number Improper Fraction
    $1\frac{2}{3}$123 $\frac{5}{3}$53

    $\editable{}$$\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$

    $\frac{3}{2}$32
    $1\frac{3}{4}$134 $\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$
    $2\frac{2}{3}$223 $\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$

    $\editable{}$$\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$

    $\frac{9}{4}$94

Remember!

An improper fraction has a numerator greater than or equal to the denominator.

A mixed number has a whole number and a fraction part.

 

Outcomes

VCMNA158

Count by quarters, halves and thirds, including with mixed numerals. Locate and represent these fractions on a number line

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