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when using fraction strips how do you know that two fractions are equivalent

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  1. Look at these fraction strips.

    https://lrt.ednet.ns.ca/PD/BLM/pdf_files/fraction_strips/fs_to_twelfths_labelled.pdf

    Do you see that 2 - 1/4 strips are the same size as a 1/2 strip? 2/4 = 1/2

    How many 1/6 strips are the same as 1/2?

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