This task provides students practice with flawed reasoning using fraction comparisons.
This flawed reasoning task provides practice for students to understand the size of the wholes must be equal in order to compare fractions.
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- PBS LearningMedia
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- PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
- U.S. Department of Education
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Many GED/ESL students have a lapse in education. As a result, the concept of fractions is a difficult task to teach to the adult learner. This OER will give the student the basic introduction to the concept of fractions. Gaining confidence the student can move on to higher level mathematics.
This is a challenging fraction comparison problem. The fractions for this task have been carefully chosen to encourage and reward different methods of comparison.