# What does it mean for two fractions to be equivalent?

Two fractions are said to be equivalent if all are equal to the same value irrespective of their numerators and denominators.

## Answer: Two fractions are equivalent if both fractions are equal when they are written in simplified form.

Two fractions are said to be equivalent if they are all equal to the same fraction when simplified.

**Explanation:**

Consider examples, 2/4 and 3/6. Both these fractions can be reduced and expressed in the simplest form as 1/2. They both have equal value and therefore they are equivalent fractions.