Equivalent Fractions One half is EQUIVALENT TO 2 quarters 12 24
Equivalent Fractions 1224 This symbol looks like an equals sign with a third line. It is the mathematical sign for EQUIVALENT TO - which means is worth the same as.
Equivalent Fractions We can use equivalent fraction to make our numbers easier to handle. Smaller numbers are SIMPLE 160200162045 ÷ 10 ÷ 4
Equivalent Fractions This fraction is as simple as we can make it 16020045 We can use different language for making the fraction as small as possible. Watch out for this language in the future. It is often used in Key Stage 3. Simplest form Lowest terms Simplified Cancelled down
Equivalent Fractions 1545 6080 Look for numbers that both the NUMERATOR and the DENOMINATOR can be divided by. We want numbers bigger than 1. We call these COMMON FACTORS
Equivalent Fractions 1545 ÷ 3 6080 ÷ 10 These numbers have 3 as a common factor. This means they can both be shared by 3. A common factor here is 10