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Finding Equivalent Fractions

In this worksheet, students practise finding equivalent fractions.

'Finding Equivalent Fractions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Fractions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet you must find equivalent fractions.

Equivalent fractions are the same size.


Example

 

In the diagram, the shaded section represents
1
3
or
2
6

 

You find equivalent fractions by multiplying the numerator and the denominator by the same number.

 
1
3
=
1 × 2
3 × 2
=
2
6
=
1 × 3
3 × 3
=
3
9
=
1 × 10
3 × 10
=
10
30

 

 

You could also divide the numerator and the denominator by the same number.

This is what you do when you reduce a fraction.

 
6
24
=
6 ÷ 2
24 ÷ 2
=
3
12
=
6 ÷ 3
24 ÷ 3
=
2
8

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