Fractions

NZ Level 3

Comparisons using equivalent fractions

We are going to compare the two fractions $\frac{1}{4}$14 and $\frac{1}{2}$12.

a

Turn $\frac{1}{2}$12 into a fraction in quarters.

b

Now compare $\frac{1}{4}$14 and $\frac{1}{2}$12

$\frac{1}{4}>\frac{1}{2}$14>12

A

$\frac{1}{4}=\frac{1}{2}$14=12

B

$\frac{1}{4}<\frac{1}{2}$14<12

C

$\frac{1}{4}>\frac{1}{2}$14>12

A

$\frac{1}{4}=\frac{1}{2}$14=12

B

$\frac{1}{4}<\frac{1}{2}$14<12

C

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