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PRE-ALGEBRALesson 40 of 171

COMPARING FRACTIONS

Comparing Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

Students learn to compare mixed numbers by first comparing the whole numbers. For example, to compare 4 1/5 and 5 1/3, note that 4 < 5, so 4 1/5 < 5 1/3. Students learn to compare mixed numbers that have the same whole numbers by comparing the fractions. For example, to compare 3 2/5 more...

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