# Understand Equivalent Fractions

In this worksheet, students will fill in the gaps to create equivalent fractions.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Curriculum subtopic:   Identify Equivalent Fractions

Popular topics:   Fractions worksheets, Equivalent Fractions worksheets

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#### Worksheet Overview

This activity is about finding equivalent fractions.

This diagram shows 3/5 of the rectangle shaded blue. When it is split horizontally, each small piece is now 1/15 of the rectangle, so 3/5 = 9/15.

Both the numerator (top) and the denominator (bottom) of the original fraction have been multiplied by the number 3.

We can form equivalent fractions by multiplying the numerator and denominator of any fraction by the same number.

Example

Find the missing equivalent fractions.

 3 5
=
 6 10
=
9
 A
=
 12 20

 3 5
=
 6 10
=
9
 15
=
 12 20

Are you ready to have a go at finding equivalent fractions?

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