## EQUivalent fractions

The first part of the word equivalent sounds a little bit like the word equal. That's because these two words have very similiar meanings. When showing two fractions that are equal, we say they are equivalent.

EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS are fractions that name the same amount.

We can use models, fraction strips, or number lines to help us name EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS. Take a look:

EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS are fractions that name the same amount.

We can use models, fraction strips, or number lines to help us name EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS. Take a look:

Watch the following video on equivalent fractions:

By: MissTAllen1, http://youtu.be/wL4hICyMLKU