Equivalent Fractions

Some progress on how we look at fractions.

To find out if fractions are equal we might:

Double the fraction (top and bottom) = ½ = 2/4″

“Use math strips (fraction strips) – the ones that “line up” are equal.”

“Use percents = if you switch a fraction to percent, you can see if it is equal to another fraction.”

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*1/5 = 2/10 AND 9/9 = J/J = 1 (whole) AND 1/2 = 3/6, 5/10, 6/12

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*2/6 = 4/12, 1/3

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*3/6 = 6/12, 5/10, 4/8, 2/4

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