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## McGraw-Hill Math Grade 4 Answer Key Chapter 7 Lesson 5 Using Benchmarks to Compare Fractions

**Compare**

**Compare each pair of fractions. Write <, >, or =. Use \(\frac{1}{2}\) or \(\frac{1}{4}\) as benchmarks.**

Question 1.

\(\frac{1}{3}\) __<__ \(\frac{3}{4}\)

Answer:

\(\frac{1}{3}\) __<__ \(\frac{3}{4}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{1}{3}\) < \(\frac{1}{2}\)

\(\frac{3}{4}\) > \(\frac{1}{2}\)

so,

\(\frac{1}{3}\) __<__ \(\frac{3}{4}\)

Question 2.

\(\frac{2}{5}\) ____ \(\frac{3}{8}\)

Answer:

\(\frac{2}{5}\) > \(\frac{3}{8}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{2}{5}\) > \(\frac{1}{4}\)

\(\frac{3}{8}\) > \(\frac{1}{4}\)

According to the chart \(\frac{2}{5}\) is greater than \(\frac{3}{8}\)

Question 3.

\(\frac{2}{4}\) ____ \(\frac{2}{6}\)

Answer:

\(\frac{2}{4}\) > \(\frac{2}{6}\)

Explanation:

According to the chart \(\frac{2}{4}\) is greater than \(\frac{2}{6}\)

Question 4.

\(\frac{2}{3}\) ____ \(\frac{3}{6}\)

Answer:

\(\frac{2}{3}\) > \(\frac{3}{6}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{2}{3}\) is greater than \(\frac{3}{6}\) according to the chart.

Question 5.

\(\frac{1}{3}\) ____ \(\frac{2}{6}\)

Answer:

\(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{2}{6}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{1}{3}\) is equal to \(\frac{2}{6}\) according to the chart.

Question 6.

\(\frac{4}{8}\) ____ \(\frac{5}{8}\)

Answer:

\(\frac{4}{8}\) ____ \(\frac{5}{8}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{4}{8}\) is lesser than \(\frac{5}{8}\)

according to the chart.

Question 7.

A school flag is \(\frac{3}{8}\) gold and \(\frac{1}{5}\) brown. Is more of the flag colored gold or brown?

Answer:

brown color is more on flag.

Explanation:

According to the chart

\(\frac{3}{8}\) is greater than \(\frac{1}{5}\)