Resource 5: Comparing fractions

Background information / subject knowledge for teacher

To compare fractions, you must first change them so they have the same denominator.

To compare and :

  • First look at the denominators (the bottom numbers).
  • Decide which number they both go into. They both go into 15.
  • Change both numbers into 15ths.
Original source: schools (Accessed 2008)

Resource 4: Fraction discs

Resource 6: Questions for self-evaluation