Let's see if this helps. 5/3 = 1 2/3 10/7= 1 3/7 you only need 1 more 1/3 to make a whole (3/3) but you need 4 more 1/7 to make a whole (7/7) so 5/3 is larger because it is closer t anot her whole. Let me give you a little trick- 5/3 and 10/7 multiply 7×5=35 on the 5/3 side then multiply 3×10=30 on the 10/7 side so 35 is larger ...
In this lesson you will learn how to compare fractions by using a number line.
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This lesson builds towards students ability to compare fractions by creating common denominators or numerators - 4.NF.2 Plan your 60 minutes lesson in Math or Number Sense and Operations with helpful tips from Melissa Romano.
How to compare fractions is pictured with Number line models.