Complete the following using <, =, or >: Sara bought a pie and divided it into
9 pieces. If she ate 5 pieces and gave the other 4 pieces to her friend, so Sara’s share her friends share.
Sara's share is 5 of the 9 pieces, or . Her friend's
share is 4 of the 9 pieces, or .
The fractions have the same denominator, so we can compare the
numerators. Since , then .
So, Sara's share her friend's share.