# Equivalent Fractions

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Lesson Summary:

Equivalent Fractions is all about understanding the different methods to simplify and reduce fractions, and how to find fractions that have the same value. The lesson covers concepts such as like fractions, common denominators, reduced fractions, and the cancellation and GCF methods. By the end of the lesson, students will be able to convert fractions to their simplest form, find equivalent fractions, and even convert fractions to higher forms.

Lesson Description:

Concepts covered: Like Fractions, Common Denominator, Equivalent Fractions, Reduced Fraction, Lowest Terms (or Simplest Form), The Cancellation Method, The GCF Method, and Higher Form.

• What are equivalent fractions?
• How do you simplify or reduce fractions?
• What are like fractions?
• How do you get common denominators?
• How do you get a fraction in simplest form?
• What is the cancellation method for fractions?
• What is the GCF method for simplifying fractions?
• What is higher form?
• How do you simplify fractions to lowest terms on a graphing calculator?
• Where can I find a lot of examples of working with fractions?
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Learn how to simplify / reduce fractions. A great lesson dealing with equivalent fractions. Make sure to watch this lesson if you're having any trouble with fractions.