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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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Multiply fractions by multiplying the numerators and then the denominators. The products provide the numerator and denominator of the result, which should then be simplified to the lowest terms. More »

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To multiply mixed fractions, convert them into improper fractions and then multiply the numerators and denominators. Simplify the resulting fraction by dividing the numerator and denominator by a common factor. More »

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To add whole numbers and fractions, the whole number must also be turned into a fraction to combine the two. For example, if the problem to be solved with 3/4 + 7, the 7 would become a fraction by representing it as 7/1.... More »

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To multiply polynomial fractions, also called rational expressions, break down the given problem into individual polynomials, and factor them. Once the polynomials are factored, cancel any like factors, and simplify the ... More »

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