Common Pre-Algebra Mistakes
Example: Comparing Fractions |

The Goal
Which is the smaller fraction:
The Mistake
The smaller fraction is: (Roll the mouse over the algebra to see a hint in red) The Correction
The smaller fraction is: (Roll the mouse over the area above to see the correction in blue) An Explanation
When the numerators of two fractions are equal (they are both 1 in this mistake), the fraction with the |

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