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1-21.

Which is greater, $\frac { 3 } { 4 }$ or $\frac { 11 } { 16 }$? How can you be sure?

Draw two equal sized rectangles.

Cut one of the rectangles into four equal parts.
Cut the other into $16$ equal parts.

Shade three fourths of the first rectangle.
Shade eleven sixteenths of the second rectangle.
Which is greater?