GCSE Maths

Equivalent Fractions

Two quarters is the same as a half. We call these equivalent fractions:

1/2 is the same as 2/4

It is important to realise that all fractions may be written in many different ways. Although 1/2 is the same as 2/4, it's simpler to use 1/2.

Let's look at simplifying fractions.

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