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Fickle Fractions

Compare pairs of fractions to identify the largest or smallest in order to move through the maze. Earn a trophy for finding the right door.

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\( \frac{6}{8} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

LARGEST

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

\( \frac{1}{8} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

\( \frac{3}{10} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

\( \frac{5}{8} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{4}{6} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

LARGEST

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

\( \frac{1}{5} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

\( \frac{5}{8} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{7}{10} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

LARGEST

\( \frac{1}{10} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

LARGEST

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

\( \frac{3}{4} \)

LARGEST

\( \frac{3}{10} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

LARGEST

\( \frac{1}{6} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{9}{10} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

LARGEST

\( \frac{6}{10} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

\( \frac{7}{10} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

\( \frac{2}{6} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{8}{10} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

LARGEST

\( \frac{1}{10} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{6}{8} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

SMALLEST

\( \frac{3}{8} \)

\( \frac{1}{2} \)

SMALLEST

This is Fickle Fractions level 1. You can also try:
Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5

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Level 1 - Compare simple proper fractions with a half

Level 2 - Compare proper fractions where one denominator is a multiple of the other

Level 3 - Compare proper fractions with different denominators (one denominator is not a multiple of the other)

Level 4 - Compare fractions with large numerators and denominators by simplifying the fractions first.

Level 5 - Mixed questions

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