Unit 4 Section 1 : Equivalent Fractions

Equivalent fractions are revisited in this section.

Example 1

Write down in 2 different ways, the fraction of this large square which been shaded.

Example 2

Complete each of the following expressions:

(a) =
(b) =
(c) =
(d) =

Example 3

Write each of the following fractions in their simplest form:

(a)
(b)
(c)

Exercises

Question 1
Write, in two different ways the fraction of each shape which has been shaded:
(a) ,
(b) ,
(c) ,
(d) ,
Question 2
Fill in the missing number in each of the following statements:
(a) =
(b) =
(c) =
(d) =
(e) =
(f) =
(g) =
(h) =
(i) =
(j) =
(k) =
(l) =
Question 3
Fill in the missing numbers in the following statements:
(a) =
(b) =
(c) =
(d) =
(e) =
(f) =
(g) =
(h) =
(i) =
(j) =
Question 4
Write each of the following fractions in its simplest form:
(a) =
(b) =
(c) =
(d) =
(e) =
(f) =
(g) =
(h) =
(i) =
(j) =
(k) =
(l) =
Question 5
Write each of the following fractions in two different ways:
(a) = ,
(b) = ,
(c) = ,
Question 6
Is each of the following statements true or false:
(a) =
(b) =
(c) =
(d) =
Question 7
(a)Fill in the missing number in each of the following statements:
=
=
(b)Which of the fractions and is the larger?
is the larger.
Question 8
(a)Fill in the missing number in each of the following statements:
=
=
(b)Which of the fractions and is the smaller?
is the smaller.
Question 9
Which of these fractions is the largest?
Question 10
Write the following fractions in order of size, with the smallest first: