Compare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions (e.g., by using a visual fraction model).
Number Relationships and Operations
Numbers and Operations in Base Ten - Fractions
Children understand fractions as numbers, and use that knowledge to compare fractions and explain the equivalence of fractions.
Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.
Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.