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Equivalent fractions

  • Equivalent fractions are fractions that look different but show exactly the same amount.

    Equivalent fractions

  • You can make equivalent fractions by multiplying or dividing the numerator and denominator by the same number.

    Making equivalent fractions using multiplcation

  • You can simplify fractions by dividing the numerator and denominator by the same number. This is called cancelling.

    Sometimes fractions will cancel more than once.
    Making equivalent fractions using division

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