Math Tutorial 3.3 - Comparing Fractions. Ordering Fractions

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There are 8 lessons in this math tutorial covering Comparing Fractions. Ordering Fractions. The tutorial starts with an introduction to Comparing Fractions. Ordering Fractions and is then followed with a list of the separate lessons, the tutorial is designed to be read in order but you can skip to a specific lesson or return to recover a specific math lesson as required to build your math knowledge of Comparing Fractions. Ordering Fractions. you can access all the lessons from this tutorial below.

In this Math tutorial, you will learn:

  • How to compare fractions with the same denominator.
  • How to compare fractions with the same numerator.
  • How to easily compare improper fractions.
  • What happens to the value of a faction when we add or subtract the same number from its numerator and denominator?
  • How to order fractions in the ascending/descending order.
  • How to order fractions in a number line.


Which fraction do you think is greater: 1/2 or 1/3? 3/5 or 4/5? 2/3 or 3/4? How do you know this? Are you able to order three fractions from the smallest to the greatest? What would you do first? What happens to the fraction when we increase/decrease only the numerator? Denominator? What happens to the fraction when we increase both numerator and denominator by the same number? By a different number? All these questions will be answered during the explanation provided in this guide. A number of examples are also used to illustrate each rule regarding comparison of fractions.

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Fractions Learning Material
Tutorial IDMath Tutorial TitleTutorialVideo
3.3Comparing Fractions. Ordering Fractions
Lesson IDMath Lesson TitleLessonVideo
3.3.1Comparing Fractions with the Same Denominator
3.3.2Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerator
3.3.3Comparing Fractions with Different Numerators and Denominators
3.3.4Comparing Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
3.3.5Adding or Subtracting the Numerator or Denominator of a Fraction by the Same Number
3.3.6Ordering Fractions
3.3.7Ordering Fractions in the Number Line
3.3.8Applications of Fractions Comparison in Practice

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