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# In what situation can you use only multiplication to find equivalent fractions to a given fraction give an example?

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###### December 01, 2011 1:06AM

In what situtation can you use only multiplication to find equivalent fraction? Give an example

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### Which fraction is equivalent?

Every fraction has infinitely many fractions that areequivalent
to it. So every fraction is equivalent.
Every fraction has infinitely many fractions that areequivalent to
it. So every fraction is equivalent.
Every fraction has infinitely many fractions that areequivalent to
it. So every fraction is equivalent.
Every fraction has infinitely many fractions that areequivalent to
it. So every fraction is equivalent.

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### How is multiplying of fractions simialar to dividing of fractions?

In multiplication and division of fractions, both involve
multiplication. This is their similarity.
In multiplication of fractions, multiply the numerator by the
numerator of the other fraction and the denominator by the
denominator of the other fraction.
Example: 1/2 * 2/3 = 2/6
In division of fractions, reciprocate the divisor then follow
the step in multiplying fractions.
Example: 1/2 ÷ 2/3 = 1/2 * 3/2 = 3/4

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