Fractions

2nd Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

1. Connect to this link: http://www.webmath.com/k8cf.html.

2. You will compare two fractions to see which one is larger and which one is smaller. Type 1/2 under Fraction #1. Type 1/3 under Fraction #2. You can enter numbers in the different boxes by clicking in them.

3. Click on Which one is larger? Talk to a friend about which fraction is larger and why.

4. Click on Try another problem like this one at the top of the window. This will bring you back to the main screen.

5. Use the Web site to solve the problems below. Circle the larger fraction.

- 1/3 or 1/5

- 1/6 or 1/4

- 1/10 or 1/11

- 1/8 or 1/3

For additional information on fractions, go to http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/fractions/level1.htm.