## Fractions 1 - Equivalent Fractions

Fractions 1 - Equivalent Fractions
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Part of video series Fractions
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Meaning of Fractions, Equivalent Fractions, Fractions with 0 in numerator or denominator, fractions with 1 in the denominator.
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• What is a fraction?
• What are equivalent fractions?
• How do you reduce fractions?
• What is a visual way of understanding fractions?
• What does a/a equal?
• What does a/1 equal?
• What does 0/a equal?
• What happens when you divide by 0?
• What are some fractions that are equivalent to 1/2?
• How can you rewrite 4/9 with a denominator of 45?
• How can you rewrite 4/7 with a denominator of 42?
This lesson is a very basic introduction to fractions and what it means to have a fraction. Some special cases of fractions are explained, reducing fractions is covered, and finally, you will see what it means to have equivalent fractions both visually with pieces of a pie as well as with fractions.
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