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## Arithmetic (all content)

### Course: Arithmetic (all content)>Unit 5

Lesson 6: Equivalent fractions 1

# Equivalent fractions with visuals

Sal uses same-sized wholes to show equivalent fractions.

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• So only fractions with an even denominator can be one half of a whole number?
• no.maceden
• What is an easy way to find out if two fractions are equal? The way Sal did it seams quite long and I feel like there is a faster way than drawing the picture.
• You can reduce the fraction 4/8 into 1/2. 1/2 can't be reduced anymore(as said by shriya)
• why are the bars put in random places
• Where the bars are doesn't matter, but the amount of equal sized bars matter because if you have a certain amount of bars, wherever you put them, they still have the same quantity.
• So when the denominator is an odd number,it is not an equivalent fraction, but why?
• It can't be split because in an odd number doesn't have an extra partner to split it equally. Does that help you question now?
• I'm stuck on estamating. If I finish it I get to play games. NEED HELP.
• go to settings and then to payback speed to speed up the video
• bro was up everyone you guys will be smart will smart you now why because you do khan academy a lot