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

A table of equivalent fractions depicts a series of fractions that use different numbers to express the same portion of a whole and illustrate that one portion can be represented in numerous ways. It helps students under... More » Math Fractions & Percentages

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 » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum
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There are many online resources that can help children learn to order fractions from least to greatest, including Khan Academy, Math is Fun and Math Goodies. Khan Academy has a video that explains how to order fractions ... More » Math Fractions & Percentages

To add fractions and whole numbers, convert a whole number into a fraction with the same denominator as the fraction that needs to be added. Add up the numerators and keep the denominator the same. More » Math Fractions & Percentages

To multiply improper fractions, multiply the fractions' numerators by each other for the product numerator, and multiply the denominators by each other for the product denominator. Then you have the option to simplify th... More » Math Fractions & Percentages

Fractions first appeared in the works of Egyptian mathematicians in the form of unit fractions, unlike the ratios used today. They did not enter Europe until the 17th century. More » Math Fractions & Percentages