Fractions

Let's compare the fractions $\frac{5}{6}$56 and $\frac{1}{9}$19.

a

First let's think about $\frac{5}{6}$56.

Is $\frac{5}{6}$56 closer to $1$1 or $0$0?

$1$1

A

$0$0

B

$1$1

A

$0$0

B

b

Now let's think about $\frac{1}{9}$19.

Is $\frac{1}{9}$19 closer to $1$1 or $0$0?

$0$0

A

$1$1

B

$0$0

A

$1$1

B

c

Which of the following statements is true?

$\frac{1}{9}>\frac{5}{6}$19>56

A

$\frac{1}{9}<\frac{5}{6}$19<56

B

$\frac{1}{9}>\frac{5}{6}$19>56

A

$\frac{1}{9}<\frac{5}{6}$19<56

B

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