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## How To Complete Equivalent Fractions

It’s no secret that, until recent years, math in the US has been about memorizing procedures and algorithms. If you’re really good at memorizing every possible math problem, this job might be for you. It really worked for me, I got A’s in math until 4th grade. When things went wrong, it was sad for me as a student. I had attended one school in 3rd grade and then transferred to another school in 4th grade. When I moved, I missed something along the way from some part…but I didn’t know what it was at the time. Suddenly I had to add and subtract fractions (numbers I’d never seen written that way) with different denominators, and it made no sense to me. I still remember my thoughts when assignments were returned to me full of red marks, that I couldn’t believe that I was bad at math and that I was bad at fractions. The work (and tears) piled up and I got a “D”. Shame.

#### Equivalent Fractions Interactive Exercise

When I look back and think about what I missed, it’s clear to me. I never researched or even knew there was such a thing as the same place. That I didn’t realize that it wasn’t a whole number for one thing, and that I didn’t know that two parts could be the SAME number. How can two numbers be equal? 7 was 7…21 was 21. How can 1/2 be the same number as 4/8?

So when I teamed up with the 4th grade teacher at my school, we decided to really spend a lot of time on balancing fractions. And we decided to make it as real a world as possible. So we did a survey knowing that they had experience using the same parts back in grade 3… and told them they had to use a tool to prove what they thought.

Then we set them free with measuring cups and sand, partial tiles, partial towers, chopsticks, pie charts and asked to see what they could find.

#### What Are Equivalent Fractions? Explained For Primary School

It was really amazing. As we walked around, we asked them what they had seen about the numbers. They began to understand the relationship between the two numbers without us even saying a word about it!

We talked through what was right and what was wrong. We added some to the chart and learned how we could use multiplication or division to determine equality if we didn’t have the tools.

There was definitely a misunderstanding in the room when we were working. It was noted and then cleaned up as we continued through the rest of the week. I will be sharing more lessons soon. Here are some instructions to help you learn what a match field is and how to find match fields.

## Fraction Fun: 20 Engaging Activities For Comparing Fractions

We also have a similar page of worksheets to help you practice and demonstrate your understanding of this concept.

There are also three printable resource sheets at the bottom of this page that explain the same section in more detail.

Finding equivalent fractions is important to know before you start trying to add or subtract fractions with different denominators.

## Question Video: Identifying Equivalent Fractions

Half is worth half of the total amount. If we divide both halves into two equal parts, we end up with four, or the whole is divided into 4 equal parts.

Each half is divided into two quarters (since there are two of the four shaded parts), so we have equal parts:

If we divide each half into three equal parts instead of two, we get 3 shaded pieces (the numerator) out of a total of 6 pieces (the denominator), giving us three sixths.

#### Looking At Equivalent Fractions

We can repeat this by dividing the same half into 4, 5, 6, etc., resulting in:

It also makes sense in context, for example if you scored 5 out of 10 or 5 out of 10 on a spelling test, you would have gotten half of the answers right and half wrong.

If we divide each third into two equal parts, we get a total of 6 pieces and 4 shaded pieces, so now we have 4/6 shaded instead of 2/3 shaded.

#### Lesson Video: Equivalent Fractions On A Number Line

In other words, we have doubled the number of shadow parts (the numerator) and also doubled the number of whole parts (the denominator).

Again this can be repeated and the two-thirds can be divided into any number of equal parts.

Each time a fraction is divided, the denominator and numerator are multiplied by the division. This gives us the same part.

### Equivalent Fractions Worksheet

In other words, if you multiply the numerator and denominator by the same number, you get the same (or equal) fraction.

And using the same logic, if we divide the numerator and denominator by the same number, you get the same fraction.

We have found that if you multiply or divide the numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number, you get the same fraction.

### Year 4 Equivalent Fractions Maths Challenge

If you want to see all of this in more detail, print the 3 sheets below that will tell you everything you need to know about the respective fields.

Using matching fields is a great way to learn your field knowledge and help you understand how many fields can fit in a view.

Here you will find a selection of equal fractions worksheets designed to help your child practice equal fraction facts.

### Complete The Following Equivalent Fractions: 14/(91)=square/(13)

This is an important learning step that your child needs to be sure of before they start learning to add and subtract fractions with different denominators.

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Math Salamanders hopes you enjoy using these free printable math worksheets and all of our other math games and resources.

### Equivalent Fractions ‘spoons’ Game — Games 4 Gains

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#### How To Use Number Lines To Identify Equivalent Fractions.

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If you are a regular user of our website and appreciate what we do, please consider making a small donation to cover our costs. Equivalent fractions can be defined as fractions that may have different numerators and denominators, but represent the same value. For example, 9/12 and 6/8 are equal fractions because they are both equal to 3/4 simplified.

All equivalent fractions reduce to equal fractions in their simplest form, as seen in the example above. Study the given lesson to get a better understanding of finding the right parts and how to check if the parts you’ve been given are correct.

### Equivalent Fractions And Simplifying Fractions Worksheet

Two or more fractions are said to be equal if they are equal and equal when simplified. For example, the corresponding fractions of 1/5 are 5/25, 6/30, and 4/20, which, for simplification, result in a corresponding fraction, namely 1/5.

Equivalent fractions are defined as fractions that are equal to the same value regardless of their numerator and denominator. For example, 6/12 and 4/8 are equal to 1/2 simplified, which means they are equivalent in nature.

Example: 1/2, 2/4, 3/6, and 4/8 are fractions of an equal fraction. Let’s see how similar their values are. We represent each of these areas as circles with shaded areas. It can be seen that the shaded areas in all images represent the same area as a whole.

### Math Clip Art Fraction Concepts Equivalent Fractions 14

Here we can see that the amount of the shaded part is the same in all circles. Therefore, 1/2, 2/4, 3/6, and 4/8 are equal fractions.

Equivalent fractions can be written by multiplying or dividing both numbers and the denominator by the same number. This is why these fractions reduce to the same amount when simplified. We understand two ways we can do the same part:

To find the common denominators of any fraction, multiply the numerator and denominator by the same number. For example, to get the equivalent of 3/4, multiply the numerator 3 and the denominator 4 by the same number, say 2. Thus 6/8 equals 3/4. We can find other similar fractions by multiplying the numerator and denominator of the given fraction by the same number.

## Finding Equivalent Fractions

To find equal parts of any fraction, divide