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The curriculum objectives covered by this resource are:

  • To be able to compare fractions and determine if they are equal where denominators are not common
  • To be able to compare fractions and determine if they are greater or smaller
  • To be able to justify answers

Vocabulary associated with topic:

a fraction, a numerator, a denominator, a common denominator, to equal, to change, to match, greater, less, the same, one halve, ordinal numbers (e.g. a third/thirds, a fourth/fourths, a fifth/fifths, a sixth/sixths, etc.)

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