Common Core Math Vocabulary

# Equivalent Fractions - Definition with Examples

**What is an equivalent fraction?**

In math, equivalent fractions can be defined as fractions with different numerators and denominators that represent the same value or proportion of the whole.

Here’s an example of equivalent fractions.

## Let's sing!

When carrying out operations on equivalent fractions

Change the denominator using multiply or divide,

And the same to the numerator must be applied.

## Let's do it!

Instead of handing out regular fraction worksheets to your children, ask your child to divide the pizza or pancakes such that he can show three equivalent fractions.

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