Video: Comparing Fractions with Fractions of a Whole

Complete the following using <, =, or >: the shaded part _ 1/2.

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Complete the following using less than, equal to, or greater than: the shaded part is less than, equal to, or greater than a half.

The shape has been divided into four equal parts. So, each part is a quarter. We have to decide if the shaded part is less than a half, equal to a half, or greater than a half. Which symbol makes this statement correct? Is a quarter less than, equal to, or greater than a half? A half is equal to two-quarters. So, one-quarter is less than a half. The missing symbol is less than. The shaded part is less than a half.

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