**Equivalent Fractions**

**Equivalent fractions** are fractions that represent the
**same** amount.

The terms of a fraction, such as , tell you what the fraction means.

numerator

denominator

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An **equivalent fraction** can be found for any fraction
by **multiplying** or **dividing** the numerator **and** denominator
of a fraction by the **same** amount.

These equivalent fractions were found by multiplying both
the numerator and denominator by 2

Example 1:
so

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These equivalent fractions were found by dividing both the
numerator and denominator by 10

Example 2: so