Q:

What are some equivalent fractions for 2/5 ?

Accepted Solution

A:
To solve this all you need to do is take the fraction 2/5 and multiply it by a number (this means you multiply BOTH the denominator and the numerator) 1. Multiply the original fraction by 2:[tex]\frac{2*2}{5*2} = \frac{4}{10}[/tex]2. Multiply the original fraction by 3:[tex]\frac{2*3}{5*3} = \frac{6}{15}[/tex]3. Multiply the original fraction by 4:[tex]\frac{2*4}{5*4} = \frac{8}{20}[/tex]4. Multiply the original fraction by 5:[tex]\frac{2*5}{5*5} = \frac{10}{25}[/tex]5. Multiply the original fraction by 6:[tex]\frac{2*6}{5*6} = \frac{12}{30}[/tex]All of the fractions above are equal to 2/5 and to each other. You can keep doing this with higher numbers if you wold like, but these are just a few examples.Hope this helped!