Posted by **ak** on Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 11:49pm.

how can you find an equivalent of a fraction

for example 15/24 and the equivalent fraction is 5/8.??how?/

can you explain and give me examlpes

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**Mr. L.**, Monday, May 25, 2009 at 1:01am
Find the multiples of each denominator (bottom number) for example the mutiples of 5 would be 5,10,15,20...

Find the Lowest Common Multiple of both fractions

Once both denominators have the same denominator remember whatever you did to the denomnator to make it hat number you have to do the same to the top

for example 5/20 4/5 (x4)

5/20 /20

5/20 16/20

4/5 = 16/20

5/8 (x?) = 15/24

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**ak**, Monday, May 25, 2009 at 1:06am
is it 3

can you give me more examples please.

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**Mr. L.**, Monday, May 25, 2009 at 1:16am
it is 3! Congrats.

12/15 (x ?) = 48/60

14/20 (x ?) = 7/10

3/4 (x ?) = 75/100

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