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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 »

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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 »

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In math, equivalent fractions are fractions that are of the same value when simplified or calculated. Starting with a half, the subsequent equivalent fraction would be two-fourths. More »

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