Comparing and Ordering fractions is in fact two different skill sets, but are in general used together in math problems.
These two skills are detailed below. To get more information on each one, simply click on the appropriate link.
Having the ability to master the skill of Comparing and Ordering Fractions requires your kid to be proficient in many fraction skills.
When you are confident that they are comfortable with these skills, then it is time to take a look at both Comparing Fractions and Ordering Fractions individually.
Comparing Fractions is the skill involved in looking at different fractions and being able to see/calculate which is larger or smaller.
For a detailed look at how to do this, visit the comparing fractions section.
Ordering Fractions is the skill of placing each fraction in order, following a predetermined rule.
For a detailed look at how to do this, visit the ordering fractions section.
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