Finding equivalent fractions / expressions

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Taught by Naomi1431
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, the instructor teaches how to find equivalent fractions with different denominators, including those with variables involved. The lesson emphasizes the use of multiplying by one to find equivalent expressions. The instructor provides several examples, including one for the viewer to solve, and demonstrates step-by-step how to find the equivalent fraction. The lesson is clear and concise, making it easy for students to understand the concept.

Lesson Description:

Finding equivalent fractions with different denominators (with variables involved).

Questions answered by this video:
  • How can you multiply by a form of 1 to find an expression equivalent to 3/4 with a denominator of 20?
  • How do you find equivalent fractions with a given denominator?
  • How can you multiply by a form of 1 to find an expression equivalent to 11/12 with a denominator of 96b?
  • How can you multiply by a form of 1 to find an expression equivalent to 12/19 with a denominator of 38d?
  • How can you multiply by a form of 1 to find an expression equivalent to 7/13 with a denominator of 52c?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson explains how to find equivalent fractions with a given denominator. A few different example problems are shown, and the idea of finding a form of 1 that gives you the equivalent fraction is explained. The last few problems introduce a variable in the desired denominator.