# Lesson 16 Compare Fractions with the Same Numerator

• Let’s compare two fractions with the same numerator.

## Warm-up True or False: Unit Fractions

Decide whether each statement is true or false. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.

## Problem 1

Priya says that is greater than .

Tyler says that is greater than .

Who do you agree with? Show your thinking using diagrams or number lines.

## Problem 2

For each pair of fractions, which fraction do you think is greater?

1. or

2. or

3. or

## Problem 3

Locate and label each fraction on a number line:

## Problem 4

What do you notice about the points? Make 1–2 observations.

## Problem 1

For each pair of fractions, circle the fraction that is greater. Explain or show your reasoning.

## Problem 2

Use the symbols > or < to make each statement true. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.

## Problem 3

Write in the missing denominator of the fraction to make each statement true. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.

## Problem 1

Use the symbols or to make each statement true. Explain your reasoning.