Equivalent fractions are fractions that have the same numerical value. For example, 1/2 and 2/4 are equivalent fractions, as they are both equal to 0.5. More » Math Fractions & Percentages

Equivalent fractions can be found by either dividing or multiplying both the numerator and denominator by the same nonzero number. For example, when the top, or numerator, and bottom, or denominator, of the fraction 2/4 ... More » Math Geometry

Examples of fractions equivalent to four-fifths are 8/10, 80/100, 16/20, 400/500 and 40/50. Fractions that are equivalent to four-fifths are those that can be reduced to four-fifths since four-fifths is already in the lo... More » Math Fractions & Percentages
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