Visualizing equivalent fractions

4 videos
1 skill
Do you want 2/3 or 4/6 of this pizza? Doesn't matter because they are both the same fraction. This tutorial will help us explore this idea by really visualizing what equivalent fractions represent.

Visualizing equivalent fractions

VIDEO 3:45 minutes
To understand equivalent fractions it helps to "see" the fractions using something like a grid with shaded and unshaded sections representing the fraction.

Equivalent fraction word problem example

VIDEO 4:01 minutes
Your teachers will tell you that being able to apply (or put to use) concepts helps you to learn them better. Here's a word problem in which you have to apply your knowledge of equivalent fractions.

Equivalent fraction word problem example 2

VIDEO 2:01 minutes
How do you find an equivalent fraction? If you know the denominator of both fractions, and the numerator of one of can figure out the rest We'll show you in this word problem.

Equivalent fraction word problem example 3

VIDEO 4:15 minutes
We're comparing fractions using the info given in this word problem. Can you find the equivalent one?

Equivalent fractions (with fraction models)

Practice finding equivalent fractions. These problems show you pictures of fractions to help you out.