Posted by **scooby9132002** on Friday, September 4, 2009 at 9:26pm.

Fractions equivalent to 4/10?

are 1/2 and 4/10 equivalent fractions?

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**MathMate**, Friday, September 4, 2009 at 9:30pm
No they are not.

1/2 = 5/10

Since 4/10 ≠ 5/10, they are not equivalent fractions.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, September 4, 2009 at 9:46pm
Fractions equivalent to 4/10 =

2/5

8/20

12/30

16/40

Do you see the pattern?

4/10 >> Divide both the numerator and denominator by 2 to get 2/5

4/10 >> Multiply the numerator and denomiator by 2 to get 8/20

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