Scottish 2nd Level Bitesize

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1.

Which of these fractions is the largest?

1/4

1/2

1/3

2.

To compare fractions, what always needs to be the same?

The denominator

The numerator

The fraction

3.

Which set of fractions are in order from smallest to largest?

2/3, 1/3, 3/3

2/5, 1/5, 3/5

2/10, 6/10, 9/10

4.

Which of these fractions is smallest?

2/5

2/3

5.

5/9

3/4

6.

1/5, 3/10, 3/3

2/5, 1/10, 2/3

4/4, 1/2, 3/3

7.

5/8

8.

Which of these fractions is the smallest?

1/5

1

1/7

9.

What would the common denominator need to be if I were to compare these fractions? 2/3, 1/2, 2/5

15

30

10

10.

What would the common denominator need to be if I were to compare these fractions? 2/4, 3/6, 1/2

6

4

12