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Equivalent fractions are fractions that have the same overall
value. Equivalent fractions represent the same part of a whole.  
For example, if we cut a
pie exactly down the middle, into two
equally sized pieces, one piece is the same as one half of the
pie.

If another
pie (the same size) is cut into 4 equal pieces, then two
pieces of that
pie represent the same amount of pie that 1/2 did.
So we can say that
1/2 is equivalent (or equal) to 2/4.  
Equivalent Fractions have the same value, even though they
may look different
Some Equivalent Fractions
They are equivalent fractions.
They are equivalent fractions.
1/2 = 3/6
½ = 2/4
Equivalent fractions are different names for the same part of a
whole.
Table of Equivalent Fractions
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"1/2", and the two "1/4" take up the same amount of area so
they are equivalent
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