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Mathematics: Equivalent fractions


In this module, you can learn how to tell if fractions are equal to each other.


The video above contains an illustrated explanation of equivalent fractions.


The above video (from Khan Academy) contains a slightly more advanced explanation of equivalent fractions.


Did you know?

If two fractions are "equivalent" it means they are worth the same.

There are an unlimited number of fractions that are equivalent to one-half.  For example   ,     ,      and       just to name a few.

Practice and study


The video explains how to use basic calculator functions and provides examples.


0.00 min      addition (+), subtraction (-), multiply (x), divide (÷)

1.19 min      decimal point
2.43 min      C, CE and backspace
4.19 min      square, square root & fractions
6.17 min      percentage (%)

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