Fractions

Year 6

6F–3: Compare fractions with different denominators, including fractions greater than 1, using reasoning, and choose between reasoning and common denomination as a comparison strategy.

Advances students' ability to analyze and compare complex fractions, essential for higher mathematics.

Advances students' ability to analyze and compare complex fractions, essential for higher mathematics.

Required Topics

Comparing Fractions with Common Denominators

Next Topics

Resources

Hugo Cheyne5 months ago

Introductory video and short video on how to order fractions - although it focuses slightly more on methods of calculating this, rather than the intuition behind it.

Hugo Cheyne5 months ago

The exercises may be slightly dry, but this is great practice for putting fractions in order. Try working them out in your head before you do it on paper!

Hugo Cheyne5 months ago

The worked examples, as well as the practice worksheets in sections 1, 2 and 4 help to build a very good intuition around whether certain fractions are larger, smaller or equal to each other without needing to do any calculations.