Musical Chairs
Suppose a, b, and c are whole numbers not equal to zero. Also, suppose a > b > c. What can you say about each of these fractions?
If possible, tell which of the following is larger. Justify your thinking.
(Reprinted with permission from Developing Number Sense in the Middle Grades, Addenda Series Grades 58,
copyright 1991 by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. All rights reserved.)

Extensions 
Let's say a, b, and c are integers instead of whole numbers. Do any of your conclusions change? How? Why?
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