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2 Identify the fraction below. parts shaded total parts

3 http://www.mathslideshows.com Equivalent Fractions Fractions name the same amount but have different numerators and denominators. They are sometimes called equal fractions. 1 2 = 2 4 1 2 1 4 1 4

4 http://www.mathslideshows.com Identity Property states that any number multiplied by one equals itself This is useful to know so you can find a common denominator for adding and subtracting fractions.

5 http://www.mathslideshows.com The Giant One is used to find equivalent fractions. It is used to reduce or simplify fractions. The giant one works because of the Identity Property.

6 http://www.mathslideshows.com Many Forms The Giant One There are an infinite number of ways to write any fraction. Identity Property

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9 To find equivalent fractions multiply the numerator and the denominator by the same number. To find equivalent fractions multiply the numerator and the denominator by the same number. 1 3 3 3 3 9 = GIANT ONE

10 http://www.mathslideshows.com Find 4 equivalent fractions for the fraction

11 Find 4 equivalent fractions for the fraction

12 http://www.mathslideshows.com To Put Fractions in Simplest Form: Find the greatest common factor factor of the numerator and the denominator and divide both the numerator and the denominator by that number. 12 18 2 3 ÷ 6 6 =

13 http://www.mathslideshows.com When the only common factor of the numerator and the denominator is 1, the fraction is in simplest form. 3 4 3 4 ÷ 1 1 =

14 http://www.mathslideshows.com Identify each fraction below. Reduce!

15 http://www.mathslideshows.com Identify each fraction below. Reduce!

16 http://www.mathslideshows.com Simplify the following fractions.

17 Simplify the following fractions.

18 http://www.mathslideshows.com Simplify the using GCF.

19 THE END! Take out your study guide.

20 http://www.mathslideshows.com Equivalent fractions name the same amount or the same part of a whole. You use the giant one to show equivalent fractions. Ex: #1 A fraction shows: Parts Shaded Total Parts Numerator Denominator

21 http://www.mathslideshows.com The Giant One is used to reduce or simplify fractions. #2 To find the simplest form divide the numerator and denominator by the greatest common factor.


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