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Number and Operations Session 7: Notes
Session 7 Part A Part B Part C Homework
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Notes for session 7, Part C

Note 3

Computing and then comparing common denominators can be extremely tedious, as is changing everything to decimals and then comparing the decimals. Try these common-sense methods -- you'll like them!

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Note 4

It is important to be able to picture fractions in your mind (that's one reason using manipulatives is important) -- at least the ones with single-digit denominators. For example, if you use a pie to visualize, let's say, 2/3 and 4/5, it's pretty easy to quickly tell which one is larger.

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