Fickle FractionsCompare pairs of fractions to identify the largest or smallest in order to move through the maze. Earn a trophy for finding the right door. 
Click on the largest
of these two fractions
\( \frac{2}{5} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
LARGEST
\( \frac{3}{5} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{4}{10} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
LARGEST
\( \frac{9}{10} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{3}{8} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{1}{10} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{1}{8} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
LARGEST
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
\( \frac{5}{8} \)
LARGEST
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
\( \frac{5}{6} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
\( \frac{3}{8} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{4}{10} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
\( \frac{7}{8} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{2}{6} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
LARGEST
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
\( \frac{3}{10} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{2}{6} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
LARGEST
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
\( \frac{2}{5} \)
LARGEST
\( \frac{8}{10} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
LARGEST
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
\( \frac{1}{8} \)
LARGEST
\( \frac{8}{10} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
SMALLEST
\( \frac{1}{4} \)
\( \frac{1}{2} \)
SMALLEST


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Level 1  Compare simple proper fractions with a half
Level 2  Compare proper fractions where one denominator is a multiple of the other
Level 3  Compare proper fractions with different denominators (one denominator is not a multiple of the other)
Level 4  Compare fractions with large numerators and denominators by simplifying the fractions first.
Level 5  Mixed questions
Fraction Lines  Sort a number of fractions (and decimals and percentages) in a line.
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