North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.4.NBT. Number and Operations in Base Ten
Generalize place value understanding for multi-digit numbers whole numbers.
NC.4.NBT.7. Compare two multi-digit numbers up to and including 100,000 based on the values of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
NC.4.NF. Number and Operations – Fractions
Extend understanding of fractions.
NC.4.NF.2. Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, using the denominators 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 100. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions by:
NC.4.NF.2.a. Reasoning about their size and using area and length models.