Text Book Back Exercises Questions with Answers, Solution : 5th Maths : Term 3 Unit 6 : Fractions : Exercise 6.4 (Comparing like fractions)

**Exercise 6.4**

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**1. Write the proper
symbol from**

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**Answer:**

i. 3/5** > **2/5

ii. 2/8** **>** **1/8

iii. 2/11** < **10/11

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**iv. 3/15 **** 10/30**

Multiples of 15 = 15, 30, 45, 60

Multiples of 30 = 30, 60, 90

Common denominator = 30

3×2 / 15×2 = 6/30, 10×1 / 30×1 = 10/30

6/30< 10/30

**Answer: 3/15
< 10/30**

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**v. 3/8 **** 3/7**

Multiples of 8 = 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48, 56

Multiples of 7 = 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56

Common denominator = 56

3×7 / 8×7 = 21/56, 3×8 / 7×8 = 24/56

21/56 < 24/56

**Ans 3/8
< 3/7**

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**vi. 4/7 **** 4/11**

Multiples of 7 = 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56…, 77

Multiples of 11= 11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 77

Common denominator = 77

4×11 / 7×11= 44/77, 4×7 / 11×7 = 28/77

44/77 > 28/77

**Answer: 4/7
> 4/11**

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**vii. 5/12 **** 1/6**

Multiples of 12 = 12, 24, 36

Multiples of 6 = 6, 12, 18, 24, 30

Common denominator = 12

5×1/ 12×1 = 5/12, 1×2 / 6×2 = 2/12

5/12 > 2/12

**Answer: 5/12
> 1/6**

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**viii. 4/9 = 4/9**

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**ix. 3/7 **** 5/9**

Multiples of 7 = 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, 63

Multiples of 9 = 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63

Common denominator = 63

3×9 / 7×9 = 27/63, 5×7 / 9×7 = 35/63

27/63 < 35/63

**Answer: 3/7
< 5/9**

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**x. 4/11 **** 1/5**

Multiples of 11=11, 22, 33, 44, 55

Multiples of 5= 5, 10, 15, 25, …..55

Common denominator = 55

4×5 / 11×5 = 20/55, 1×11 / 5×11 = 11/55

20/55 > 11/55

**Answer: 4/11
> 1/5**

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__Answer:__

__Exercise 6.4__

**1. (i) > (ii) > (iii) < (iv) < (iv)
< (vi) > (vii) > (viii) = (ix) < (x) >**

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