Equivalent Fractions

 

Equivalent fractions are fractions that have the same value.

1/2, 2/4, 3/6, 4/8 …36/72 are all equivalent fraction.

2/4 = (2÷ 2)/(4 ÷ 2) = 1/2

3/6 = (3÷ 3)/(6 ÷ 3) = 1/2

4/8 = (4 ÷ 4)/(8 ÷ 4) = 1/2

Demonstration

Write three equivalent fraction of 3/5.
Equivalent fractions of 3/5 are:

     (3 × 2)/(5× 2) = 6/10,

     (3 × 3)/(5 × 3) = 9/15,

     (3 × 4)/(5 × 4) = 12/20

Therefore, equivalent fractions of 3/5 are 6/109/15 and 12/20.