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Fractions equivalent to 4/10?

are 1/2 and 4/10 equivalent fractions?

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  1. No they are not.
    1/2 = 5/10
    Since 4/10 ≠ 5/10, they are not equivalent fractions.

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    posted by MathMate
  2. 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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    posted by Ms. Sue

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