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Video: Finding Equivalent Fractions

Kerrie Lynskey

Which of these is equal to 1/3? [A] 2/6 [B] 1/6 [C] 2/5 [D] 1/5.

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Video Transcript

Which of these is equal to one-third? Two-sixths, one-sixth, two-fifths, or one-fifth.

Let’s start with two-sixth. Is that equal to one-third? To convert or change the numerator from one to two, what would we have to multiply by? One multiplied by two equals two. Now, we have to do the same to the denominator. Three multiplied by two equals six.

The fraction which is equivalent to one-third is two-sixths.