Same Numerator, Different Denominators

Unit 8: Comparing Fractions
Lesson 1 of 5

Objective: Students will be able to compare and explain fractions with the same numerator by reasoning about their size.

Big Idea: Understanding that fractions are related to their whole and that comparing fractions means one must compare the same size whole is critical to student's basic understanding of the concept.

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