# Math > Year 2

## Equivalent fractions

What is Equivalent?
Equivalent means equal in value.

What is a fraction?
A fraction is a part of a whole. A fraction has a numerator (top part) and a denominator (bottom part).

What are Equivalent Fractions?
Equivalent fractions are different fractions that have equal value.

Example of Equivalent Fractions

Using Shape:

The shaded region for $\frac{1}{2}$ is the same as the shaded region for $\frac{2}{4}$.
Hence, $\frac{1}{2}$  and  $\frac{2}{4}$ are equivalent fractions.

Using Bar Model:

The shaded region for $\frac{1}{3}$ is the same as the shaded region for $\frac{2}{6}$.

Hence, $\frac{1}{3}$ and $\frac{2}{6}$ are equivalent fractions.

Using Fraction Wall:

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