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# Ordering unlike frac

### Ordering unlike fractions

Question | Answer |
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1. Order from least to greatest 2/3 5/6 4/9 | 8/18 < 12/18 < 15/18 so 4/9 < 2/3 < 5/6 |

2. Order from least to greatest 12/16 2/4 5/8 | 8/16 < 10/16 < 12/16 so 2/4 < 5/8 < 12/16 |

3. Order from greatest to least 1/5 6/10 14/20 | 14/20 > 12/20 > 4/20 so 14/20 > 6/10 > 1/5 |

4. Order from greatest to least 2/6 5/8 7/12 | 15/24 > 14/24 > 8/24 so 5/8 > 7/12 > 2/6 |

5. Order from least to greatest 1/3 10/12 3/4 | 4/12 < 9/12 < 10/12 so 1/3 < 3/4 < 10/12 |

6. Order from greatest to least 5/6 2/4 9/12 | 10/12 > 9/12 > 6/12 so 5/6 > 9/12 > 2/4 |

7. Order from least to greatest 2/5 5/8 6/10 | 16/40 > 24/40 > 25/40 so 2/5 > 6/10 > 5/8 |

8. Sam has a box of lost crayons. 1/4 of the crayons are red, 4/6 are blue, and 6/8 are yellow. Order the colors from least to greatest. | Red < Blue < Yellow |

9. Michael ate pizza three nights in a row. On Friday night he ate 6/10 of a pizza. On Saturday he ate 2/5 of a pizza and on Sunday he ate 12/25 of a pizza. Order from greatest to least. | Friday > Sunday > Saturday |

10. Mr. Ramirez is having a homework completion contest. Bobby completed 5/12 of his homework. Tina completed 4/6 of her homework and Jason completed 3/4 of his homework. Who won 1st place? 2nd place? 3rd place? | 1st - Jason; 2nd - Tina, 3rd - Bobby |

11. Donnie has a problem with finishing a whole book. He read 2/3 of Wimpy Kid, 4/8 of Nate the Great, and 2/12 of Timmy Failure. Order from least to greatest. | Timmy Failure < Nate the Great < Wimpy Kid |

12. Paula drinks 5/10 gallon of water, 4/5 gallon of juice and 3/4 gallon of milk in one week. Order from least to greatest. | Water < Milk < Juice |