# Lesson 3 Same Denominator or Numerator

• Let’s compare fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator.

## Warm-up Number Talk: Hundreds More

Find the value of each expression mentally.

## Problem 1

This diagram shows a set of fraction strips. Label each rectangle with the fraction it represents.

## Problem 2

Circle the greater fraction in each of the following pairs. If helpful, use the diagram of fraction strips.

## Problem 3

What pattern do you notice about the circled fractions? How can you explain the pattern?

## Problem 4

Which one is greater: or ? Explain your reasoning.

## Problem 1

Circle the greater fraction in each of the following pairs. If helpful, use the diagram of fraction strips.

## Problem 2

What pattern do you notice about the circled fractions? How can you explain the pattern?

## Problem 3

Which one is greater: or ? Explain your reasoning.

## Problem 4

Tyler is comparing and . He says, “Ten is greater than 6, so is greater than .” Explain or show why Tyler’s conclusion is incorrect.

## Problem 1

For each pair of fractions, decide which is greater. Explain or show your reasoning.

1. or

2. or

3. or