Identifying Proportions (Comparing Fractions) - Practice

Activating the Accessibility Feature

The MathJax Menu triggers Assistive Technology (AT) to say “clickable” before each math element. This allows keyboard users to enter the MathJax Menu via the spacebar or menu key. To activate this feature, follow the steps below when using the math worksheet for the first time.

  1. Tab to a math problem.
  2. Hit the menu key.
  3. Hit the down-arrow key and select Accessibility submenu entry.
  4. Open the submenu entry and select hit the Activate command.

Saving Your Work

If you'd like to save your work so that you can pick up where you left off or to email your answers to a teacher, hit Ctrl+S. This will open the window where you can save your work. Hit Save. Your worksheet is now saved on your computer.

Use cross multiplication to determine whether or not each pair of fractions is a proportion.

Question 1: 3 4  and  6 8
Question 2: 2 3  and  10 9
Question 3: 8 6  and  2 3
Question 4: 2 4  and  6 8
Question 5: 2 3  and  4 6
Question 6: 12 16  and  3 4
Question 7: 4 2  and  12 6
Question 8: 12 24  and  3 4
Question 9: 6 5  and  36 20
Question 10: 3 6  and  18 48

The original format of this worksheet was published on mashupmath This worksheet was adapted by Rishab Pradeep, a Paths to Literacy volunteer contributor.