Equivalent Fractions

Using this manipulative you may:

Changing the number of parts that the whole is divided into

The arrow buttons below the whole unit change the number of parts that make it up. Clicking on the up arrow button makes more parts. Clicking on the down arrow button makes fewer parts. When you have an equivalent fraction, all lines are red.

Naming an equivalent fraction

  1. Name a fraction by entering numbers into the boxes to the right of the name of the original fraction.
  2. Enter the number of colored parts into the numerator (top) box.
  3. Enter the number of total parts into the denominator (bottom) box.

Check your answer with the Check button.