## Equivalent Fractions

#### What are equivalent fractions?

1 out of 2 parts

= 2 out of 4 parts

= 4 out of 8 parts

Or,

= 2 out of 4 parts

= 4 out of 8 parts

Or,

1 |

2 |

=

2 |

4 |

=

4 |

8 |

are equivalent fractions.

#### 1. What are some of the equivalent fractions of

1 |

4 |

Some of the equivalent fractions of

are

and

1 |

4 |

2 |

8 |

3 |

12 |

#### 2. What are the first 3 equivalent fractions of

2 |

5 |

A short-cut way to find an equivalent fraction is to multiply the numerator and denominator by the same number.

2 |

5 |

=

4 |

10 |

=

6 |

15 |

=

8 |

20 |

The first 3 equivalent fractions of

are

,

and

2 |

5 |

4 |

10 |

6 |

15 |

8 |

20 |

####
3. Find the missing numbers in the equivalent fractions below:

12
18

=
6
?

,
12
18

=
?
3

12 |

18 |

6 |

? |

12 |

18 |

? |

3 |

Another way of finding equivalent fractions is to divide the numerator and denominator by the same number.