Same & Different: Action Fractions

Look at the two pictures. What do you notice?

A: Bar models show 1-third is less than 3-fifths. B: Area models show that 1-fourth is less than 3-fourths.
  1. How are pictures A and B mathematically the same, and how are they different?
    • A and B are the same because …
    • A and B are different because …
  2. Make a third fraction comparison. Explain how your picture is the same as pictures A and B, and how it is different.