### Thinking about Algebra

Many ways problem

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## Warm-up

Which is bigger, $\frac{2}{5}$ or $\frac{1}{3}$?

How do you know?

Is there more than one way of convincing yourself that one is bigger than the other?

What if you had the fractions $\frac{2x}{5}$ and $\frac{x}{3}$? Would your answer be the same?