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Equivalent Fractions, Part 2

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Here's a quick trick to see if two fractions are equivalent:

Let's just do one...

Does 3/5 = 39/65 ?

We'll pull a trick called cross-multiplication:

We got the same thing on both sides...

So 3/5 = 39/65 !

Check this one out:

Does 4/7 = 16/31 ?

Yikes! No way!

Head on over to the next page to try some fraction practice problems...