Compare and order fractions greater than 1 using various methods.
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Alex, Barbara, Caroline, and Damien need flour for their cookie recipes. They know that the amount of flour in a recipe will change what the cookies are like, according to the picture they found online:
Alex’s recipes calls for $${{19\over8}}$$ cups of flour, Barbara’s calls for $${2{3\over4}}$$ cups of flour, Caroline’s calls for $${2{1\over3}}$$ cups of flour, and Damien’s calls for $${{13\over4}}$$ cups of flour. Which recipe calls for the most flour? Which recipe calls for the least? Show or explain your work.
A Nantucket Pepperidge Farm Chocolate Chip Cookie is made available on Wikimedia Commons under the CC0 1.0 license. Accessed July 18, 2018, 11:02 a.m..
Chocolate Chip Cookie is made available on Wikimedia Commons under the CC0 1.0 license. Accessed July 18, 2018, 11 a.m..
Compare. Record your comparison with symbols <, >, or =.
a. $${{19\over8}}$$ _____ $${{11\over4}}$$
b. $${4{2\over5}}$$ _____ $${4{6\over17}}$$
c. $${{16\over3}}$$ _____ $${5{5\over15}}$$
Compare. Record your comparison with symbols <, >, or =.
a. $${2{5\over8}}$$ _____ $${2{1\over3}}$$
b. $${{13\over5}}$$ _____ $${{20\over6}}$$
c. $${{35\over8}}$$ _____ $${4{7\over12}}$$
d. $${6{1\over11}}$$ _____ $${{41\over7}}$$
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Compare the following fractions by writing >, <, or =.
1. $${{22\over5}}$$ _____ $${4{2\over7}}$$
2. $${3{1\over4}}$$ _____ $${3{7\over12}}$$
3. $${5{7\over12}}$$ _____ $${{23\over4}}$$
4. $${{29\over8}}$$ _____ $${{12\over3}}$$
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