# What fractions are equal to 1/3?

Equivalent fractions can be defined as fractions that may have different numerators and denominators but they represent the same value.

## Answer: The fractions that are equal to 1/3 are 2/6, 3/9, 5/15, and so on.

Let us find the equivalent fractions to 1/3.

**Explanation:**

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

Equivalent fractions can be written by multiplying or dividing both the numerator and the denominator by the same number.

- 1/3 = (1 × 2) / (3 × 2) = 2 / 6
- 1/3 = (1 × 3) / (3 × 3) = 3 / 9
- 1/3 = (1 × 5) / (3 × 5) = 5 / 15