Lesson

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?

- ABCDABCD

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

Danielle was counting fractions in the eighths.

Fill in the gaps for her.

$\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

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

Fill in the gaps in table by completing the conversions.

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.

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