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# How do simplifying relates to equivalent fractions?

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### How are equivalent fractions related to simplifying fractions?

When a fraction is simplified, it is made into an equivalent fraction with no common divisor between the numerator and denominator.

### What is the GCF used for?

Simplifying fractions

### What is a trial and error?

simplifying fractions

### Is 25over 30 equivalent to 5over6?

No, 25/30 is not equivalent to 5/6. Simplifying 25/30 gives 5/6, so these fractions are indeed equivalent.

### What involves a process of trial and error simplifying fractions changing percentages to decials metric conversions reading musical notes?

Simplifying fractions

reducing

### When do you use cross multiplication?

When comparing or simplifying fractions.

### How can you use the greatest common factor?

When simplifying fractions.

### What are facts about simplifying fractions?

to make them as simple as possible

16/36 = 4/9

### What is the definition of equivalent ratio?

It means that there are two different representations of what is basically the same ration, for example 1:2 versus 2:4. Expanding and simplifying ratios is basically the same as expanding and simplifying fractions.