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Multiply the numerator and the denominator by the same number.

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Q: How do you find an equivalent fraction by multiplying?
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How can you find equivalent fraction?

we can find it by multiplying by any no.

When do you take the reciprocal of a fraction?

Mainly when you divide by a fraction - that is equivalent to multiplying by its reciprocal.

What is the equivalent fraction to five over twelve?

An equivalent fraction to 5/12 could be 10/24 by multiplying the denominator and the numerator by 2.

What fraction is equivalent to three eights?

To get an equivalent fraction, multiply both numbers by the same number. For example, multiplying by 2, you get 6/16.

Can you multiply the numerator and denominator of a fraction by zero to find an equivalent fraction?

No. The reason you can multiply a fraction by (x/x) to find an equivalent fraction is because for almost any x, (x/x) = 1. This is not the case for zero. Zero divided by zero does NOT equal 1, so multiplying the fraction by a value not equal to 1 will create a different fraction.

Is 0.8 the same as 80 percent?

As a fraction of 1, yes. Multiplying a number by this fraction will be equivalent to 80% of that number.

Why is multiplying or dividing the numerator and denominator by the same nonzero number the same as multiplying or dividing the fraction the fraction by 1?

Because doing so is equivalent to multiplying or dividing by x/x, which can be cancelled down to 1.

Why do you have to multiply or divide both numerator and denominator of a fraction to find an equivalent fraction?

if you multiply a number by a certain factor and then divide it by the same factor you do not change anything. It is like multiplying by 1. If you multiply only the numerator you have changed the answer and it is not equivalent.

Why does multiplying give you an equivalent fraction?

it is the Same Number Just 2,3,4.... Times As Much

What do you call when multiplying the numerator and denominator of a ratio by the same factor?

It is finding an equivalent fraction.

What is to find the product of the numerator of one fraction and the denominator of the other fraction?

We call that cross multiplying.

How can you find equivalent fractions to a given decimal?

You turn the decimal into a fraction. Then you can find the equivalent fraction.

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