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# Why is 10 over 12 equivalent to 5 over 6?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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10/12 = 5x2/6x2

= 5/6 x 2/2

= 5/6 x 1

= 5/6

If you multiply, or divide, both the numerator (top number) and denominator (bottom number) by the same number the fraction does not change its value.

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