Common Core Math Vocabulary

# Equivalent Decimals - Definition with Examples

## Let's learn!

**What is an equivalent decimal?**

In algebra, equivalent decimals are two decimal numbers that are equivalent, that is, they represent the same value or amount.

Here, both the decimal numbers show the same amount of space taken.

## Let's do it!

Instead of teaching equivalent decimals and then handing out practice worksheets to your children, ask them to find the equivalent decimals of the numbers you say or convert the fractions you say into equivalent decimals.

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