# COMPARING FRACTIONS USING CROSS MULTIPLICATION WORKSHEET

Use < (less than), > (greater than) or = (equal) to compare the following fractions.

Hint : The point of the arrow always points to the smallest number.

Problem 1 :

Problem 2 :

Problem 3 :

Problem 4 :

Problem 5 :

Problem 6 :

Problem 7 :

Problem 8 :

Problem 9 :

Problem 10 :

Solutions :

By using cross multiplication, we get

5 × 9 = 45    9 × 4 = 36

5  <  4

By using cross multiplication, we get

1 × 3 = 3    7 × 1 = 7

7 × 3 = 21

By using cross multiplication, we get

4 × 2 = 8    9 × 1 = 9

9 × 2 = 18

By using cross multiplication, we get

7 × 8 = 56    9 × 7 = 63

9 × 8 = 72

By using cross multiplication, we get

3 × 6 = 18    5 × 6 = 30

3 > 5

By using cross multiplication, we get

3 × 6 = 18    2 × 5 = 10

5 × 6 = 30

By using cross multiplication, we get

1 × 4 = 4    1 × 4 = 4

1 × 4 = 4

1 = 1

By using cross multiplication, we get

1 × 5 = 5    2 × 10 = 20

10 × 5 = 50

By using cross multiplication, we get

1 × 3 = 3    1 × 8 = 8

8 × 3 = 24

By using cross multiplication, we get

6 × 8 = 48     5 × 10 = 50

10 × 8 = 80

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