# Equivalent Fractions - Definition with Examples

## What are Equivalent Fractions?

Equivalent Fractions Definition: Fractions with different numerators and denominators are said to be equivalent if they represent the same proportion of the whole. For example: 12 , 24 and 48 are all equivalent fractions.

**Identifying Equivalent fractions on a Number line **

The equivalent fractions represent the same amount of distance or point on a number line.

For example, 1/3 and 2/6 are equivalent fractions as they cover the same distance on a number line.

**Facts related to Equivalent Fractions**

All equivalent fractions reduce to the same fraction in their simplest form.

Equivalent fractions can be generated by multiplying or dividing the numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number.

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