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7-106.

For each of the following pairs of fractions, decide which fraction is greater or whether they are equivalent. For each part, show your thinking clearly.

1. $\frac { 3 } { 4 }$ and $\frac { 5 } { 6 }$

If you were going to add these fractions, how would you make them have the same denominator?
Once they have the same denominator, you can decide which is greater.

$\frac{5}{6}$

2. $\frac { 4 } { 9 }$and $\frac { 1 } { 3 }$

What is the least common multiple of $9$ and $3$?

$9$ is the least common multiple. How can you see it to make these fractions easier to compare?

3. $\frac { 3 } { 8 }$ and $\frac { 1 } { 3 }$

The least common multiple of $8$ and $3$ is $24$.